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Deep in the Woods (2000)

Promenons-nous dans les bois (original title)
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A group of artists, composed of the young actors Wilfried and Matthieu and the actresses Sophie, Mathilde and the dumb Jeanne, is hired by a millionaire, Axel de Fersen, to present a ... See full summary »

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Marie Trintignant ...
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Pélagie
Maud Buquet ...
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Alexia Stresi ...
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Vincent Lecoeur ...
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Thibault Truffert ...
Nicolas
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A group of artists, composed of the young actors Wilfried and Matthieu and the actresses Sophie, Mathilde and the dumb Jeanne, is hired by a millionaire, Axel de Fersen, to present a performance of Little Red Riding Hood in his isolated castle to celebrate the birthday of his grandson. Meanwhile, the police advises that a serial killer is raping and killing young women in the woods around that area. During the night, the group feels trapped and threatened in the castle, guessing who is and where might be the killer. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for brief language | See all certifications »
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14 June 2000 (France)  »

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$56,119 (USA) (29 September 2000)

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$56,119 (USA) (29 September 2000)
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In English the films title "Promenons-nous dans les bois" translates to "Let's Go For A Walk In The Woods." See more »

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French horrors.
25 September 2005 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Nicely done French-made slasher is much better than some critics would have you think.

A band of young actors go off to an isolated mansion to perform a play. But once there a series of strange things leads the youths to believe that all is not right.

Overall a terrific foreign horror film. Director Lionel Delplanque gives a stunning visual sense to this film, whose story is a bit on the dark and bizarre side. The stalking/attack sequences are eerie and effective. The cast does well in their roles, Lecoeur, Sibony, and Courau being the best of the young stars. Berleand also does a good job with his especially weird character.

While some give this film the shaft as a direct-to-video flop, it's really much better than that. Give it a turn genre fans.

*** out of ****


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