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Release Date:
14 June 2000 (Belgium) See more »
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Tagline:
Don't go there alone!
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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Who's afraid of the big French wolf? See more (42 total) »

Cast

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Marie Trintignant ... La mère
Suzanne MacAleese ... Pélagie
Maud Buquet ... Mathilde
Alexia Stresi ... Jeanne

Denis Lavant ... Stéphane
Vincent Lecoeur ... Wilfried

Michel Muller ... Le policier

François Berléand ... Axel de Fersen

Clotilde Courau ... Sophie

Clément Sibony ... Matthieu
Thibault Truffert ... Nicolas
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Directed by
Lionel Delplanque 
 
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Lionel Delplanque  adaptation
Annabelle Perrichon 

Produced by
Olivier Delbosc .... producer
Pierrick Goter .... executive producer
Marc Missonnier .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jérôme Coullet 
 
Cinematography by
Denis Rouden 
 
Film Editing by
Alice Lary 
Pomme Zhed 
 
Casting by
Stéphane Foenkinos 
 
Production Design by
Arnaud de Moleron 
Frank Monseigny 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Bréhat 
 
Makeup Department
Nadine Bournazeau .... makeup artist
Guillaume Castagné .... special makeup effects artist
Nana Chiabaut .... key makeup artist
Denis Gastou .... special makeup effects artist
Sylvie Greco .... makeup artist
Pierre-Paul Jayne .... special makeup effects artist
Olivia Lequimener .... hair stylist
Pascal Molina .... special makeup effects artist
Ariane Moreau .... special makeup effects artist
Jean-Christophe Spadaccini .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Annie Dautane .... production supervisor
Bertrand Girard .... assistant production manager
Emmanuel Jacquelin .... production manager
Roxanne Pinheiro .... unit manager
Guillaume Sion .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Freddy Busso .... first assistant director
Jérôme Debusschère .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Sandrine Canaux .... set dresser
Nicolas Contre .... property master
Nicolas Doyon .... construction coordinator
Emmanuel Marais .... props
 
Sound Department
Philippe Amouroux .... sound re-recording mixer
Lucien Balibar .... sound
Guillaume Bouchateau .... sound editor
Christophe Bourreau .... foley artist
Aymeric Devoldère .... boom operator
Aymeric Devoldère .... sound editor
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound re-recording mixer
Cyril Holtz .... sound re-recording mixer
Alexandre Landon .... sound recordist
Fabrice Sauré .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Jean-Claude Dauphinot .... special effects
Georges Demétrau .... fire and mechanical effects
Bruno Maillard .... special effects supervisor
Benoît Squizzato .... special effects
Olivier Zenenski .... special effects
Alain Couty .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Emmanuel Chapon .... cg artist
François Dumoulin .... digital compositor
Luc Froehlicher .... cg supervisor
 
Stunts
Virginie Arnaud .... stunts
Alain Barbier .... stunts
Philippe Guégan .... stunt coordinator
Cyril Raffaelli .... stunts (as Cyril Cuenel Raffaelli)
Frédéric Vallet .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeremie Alexandre .... video assist operator
Nouredyne Amroun .... second assistant camera
Avel Corre .... electrician
Stéphane Germain .... grip
Thibault Grabherr .... still photographer
Cyril Kuhnholtz .... grip
Michel Lebray .... gaffer
Pierre-Alain Lods .... camera operator
Cyril Mulon .... first assistant camera
Denis Paillieux .... electrician
Jérôme Pezzini .... grip
Pablo Ponce .... first assistant camera
Yan Ricord .... key grip
Michel Rodas .... Steadicam operator
Rodolphe Soucaret .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Florence Davoust .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Stéphanie Araud .... assistant editor
Denis Parrot .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stéphane Briand .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Céline Breuil-Japy .... continuity
Céline Breuil-Japy .... script supervisor
Matthieu Doze .... choreographer
Gaëtane Josse .... production secretary
Emilie Maison .... press attache france
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Promenons-nous dans les bois" - France (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for brief language
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90 min
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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 »
Soundtrack:
Peter and the WolfSee more »

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Who's afraid of the big French wolf?, 23 June 2013
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

Based on the title, DVD-cover image, casting choices and short synopsis, "Deep in the Woods" looks like a dumb and formulaic backwoods slasher/survival horror flick. And for about 50% that is exactly the case, but for the remaining 50% it's a surprisingly stylish, experimental and unsettling Goth-horror tryout. Writer/director Lionel Delplanque does a handful of brilliant things with the cinematography and thought up a few downright and genuinely disturbing aspects (the creepy little kid!), but unfortunately he also wanted to be too "American" when it comes to the rest of the screenplay. The teenage protagonists are utmost annoying stereotypes and they do the stupidest things imaginable, like going into the woods at night after they received specific warning there's a maniac killer on the loose. The deaths/killings are rather mundane and people keep appearing and disappearing without any proper explanation, but that about concludes the bad news. "Deep in the Woods" features a strong opening sequence and the interesting idea to process the Little Red Riding Hood fairy-tale into the script. Five obnoxious wannabe actors are heading out to a mansion the middle of a desolated forest, where they are hired to perform a private theater show to the grandson of an eccentric old man. Upon their arrival, they find out the old man is a crazed wheelchair-bound psycho with oppressed homo-erotic desires, his loyal servant is a perverted taxidermist and the grandson is a silent and autistic but terrifying child with a major trauma. Soon after their (abysmal) live performance on stage, the group find themselves pursued by a lunatic killer in a leather (!) wolf costume. Delplanque manages to insert several suspense-laden moments during the cat & mouse game and the climax, although preposterous and over-the-top, is quite exhilarating. It's very strange that Lionel Delplanque wasn't offered a one-way ticket to Hollywood after this (like his colleagues Alexandre Aja, Xavier Gens and Pascal Laugier), because his competent directing is undoubtedly film's biggest trump. I guess the script was ultimately too weak for him to become noticed.

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