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8 March 2001 (Germany) See more »
A Modern Fairytale About Lust, Greed and Sexuality
Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Entertaining fairy tale, but not for kids. See more (16 total) »


  (in credits order)

Boy George ... Narrator

James Layton ... Gabriel

Lee Williams ... Seth
Margaret Towner ... Doreen
Rita Davies ... Fanny
Rosemarie Dunham ... Mrs Drax
Kevin Moore ... The Priest
David Prescott ... Mark

Angharad Rees ... Mary
Matthew Dean ... Kester
Leila Lloyd-Evelyn ... Polly

Alastair Cumming ... Michael
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Directed by
Will Gould 
Writing credits
Charles Lambert (play)

Charles Lambert (screenplay) &
Matthew Read (screenplay)

Produced by
Clare Erasmus .... line producer
Charles Lambert .... producer
Stuart St. Paul .... executive producer
Original Music by
Basil Moore  (as Basil Moore-Asfouri)
Cinematography by
Laura Remacha 
Film Editing by
Carol Salter 
Casting by
Teresa Green 
Matthew Read 
Production Design by
Mark Larkin 
Costume Design by
Shanti Freed 
Makeup Department
Jonathan Joslin .... special makeup effects artist
Sophie Oliver .... hair stylist
Sophie Oliver .... makeup artist
Caroline Rose .... makeup artist
Production Management
Emma Hancox .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Greg Cole .... first assistant director
Debbie Malynn .... second assistant director
Art Department
Llewelyn Hancox .... art department assistant
Edwin Lambert .... property master
Sound Department
Peter Burgis .... foley artist
Andrea Carnevali .... sound effects editor
Peter Hodges .... dubbing mixer
Peter Hodges .... sound editor
Grayson James .... sound recordist
Susan Lenny .... sound editor
Darren Shaw .... boom operator
Darren Shaw .... sound assistant
Chris Trussler .... adr mixer
Chris Trussler .... foley mixer
Special Effects by
Jonathan Joslin .... special effects
Steve Miller .... pyrotechnics supervisor (as Steven Miller)
Visual Effects by
Sarah Bowen .... visual effects animator
Camera and Electrical Department
Rasmus Bleekemolen .... gaffer
Tim Bonnebaight .... electrician
Craig Gillings .... video assist operator
Martin Gooch .... focus puller
Douglas Gray .... focus puller
Ben Jackson .... assistant grip
Amanda Lockhart .... still photographer
Simon Middleton .... key grip
Andy Munday .... electrician
Clair Parkinson .... clapper loader
Iwan Prys Reynolds .... focus puller
Paul David Ullah .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elena D'Cruze-Reynolds .... costume supervisor (as Elena D'Cruze)
Nadine Hindi .... costume consultant
Editorial Department
Sotira Kyriacou .... additional editor
Conal Percy .... additional editor
Music Department
Elizabeth Bradley .... musician: double bass
Linda Fairhurst .... musician: cello
David Graham .... music recording assistant
Anna Holmes .... musician: cello
Tim Hunt .... music recording engineer
Catherine Martin .... music copyist
Catherine Martin .... musician: violin
Katherine McGillivray .... musician: viola
Basil Moore .... conductor (as Basil Moore-Asfouri)
Andrea Morris .... musician: violin
Adam Summerhayes .... musician: violin
Lechar Tryb .... musician: viola
Other crew
Mary Barnecutt .... continuity
Katie Collins .... publicist
Yvonne Davies .... continuity
Roger Dean .... guardian: Matthew Dean
Ray Gale .... runner
Fergus Gilroy .... runner
Tom Lee .... runner
Caroline Luguet .... production coordinator
Matt Newman .... runner
Catherine Reed .... legal advisor: Denton Hall
Cordelia Stafford .... catering manager
Julia Tuffs .... runner

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Additional Details

USA:82 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The Priest:She's a remarkable woman. The Lord has given her great inner strength. She's sitting up in bed.
Doreen:Sitting up and dead?
The Priest:Dear me. no! She's alive.
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining fairy tale, but not for kids., 20 July 2000
Author: memfree

The message is one we've heard before, but it is nicely, sweetly told in this parable. What was the message? Don't be mean to people who aren't like you. There was more to it than that, but that was the main point -- and one that is well placed in a fairy-tale form. Rather than a Rosa Parks-esque sort of saga that leaves you with the feeling that the author wanted to pummel their message into your skull, Wolves of Kromer was light... despite a mixture of sadness in it. It was also refreshing to see the main characters, the wolves, were petty thieves rather than unblemished icons. I'm sick of movies that make the downtrodden into martyred saints rather than admitting everyone has failings. Few people are Gandhi. As such I was happy to find that though the people were all story-book caricatures, no one was pure goodness. And while the wolves a bit 'bad', the movie's village folk are more unscrupulous towards each other than the wolves were towards them.

The actresses playing the old servants gave excellent performances. Interestingly, the film had trouble casting the 2 lead roles as few actors wanted to tackle the openly gay parts in this context. According to the director (who was at the screening I saw), this lead them to put models in the leads. They did quite well.

This could almost be a kids' film, but for a scene where a girl is too obvious about enjoying sex. I would like to have seen that scene toned down so the film could reach a younger audience.

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