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Director:
Writers:
Charles Lambert (play)
Charles Lambert (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
8 March 2001 (Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Modern Fairytale About Lust, Greed and Sexuality
Plot:
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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Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Odd, odd, odd, but delightful fun. See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (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

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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USA:82 min
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The Priest:There were no wolves in the Garden of Eden, Fanny.See more »
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Odd, odd, odd, but delightful fun., 29 October 2007
Author: reviewerinoimdbino from United States

Odd, odd, odd. It's a little like watching Ken Russell seen through a prism of Alain Resnais. And the "wolves" of the title are not exactly "wolves" and not exactly "werewolves." You'll see what I mean when you see their costumes. Being a wolf, or becoming a wolf through inborn genetic or infectious disease or "contact" is a metaphor for homosexuality. (No, I'm not dissing what I am and what you probably are--it's just part of the film's wackiness.) Once you see it's from a play by Charles Lambert, it all makes sense. But it beautifully translates to film.

I love the old lady, Fanny, who despite myriad lines and wrinkles on her tanned old face still retains the remains of great beauty. Hearing the actress adopt a cockney or regional accent, puckishly enunciating her saucy remarks, is a delight. (She also played the incredible beauty at the end of "The Da Vinci Code.") This film is also a satire of the class war, reminiscent of Mike Leigh's "High Hopes." Catch Polly, a member of the Biffen family, with her ludicrous "county" accent as she wears her quilted jacket and complains that the minister won't allow her dog Parsnip into church.

A delightful film, helped by the fantastic beauty of the English countryside and the fantastic beauty of the lead Gabriel, played by James Layton. A melange of humor, beauty, and oddness.

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