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The Woods (2006)

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Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents.

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Alice Fasulo
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Joe Fasulo
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Ms. Traverse
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Marcy Turner
Jane Gilchrist ...
Ms. Cross
Catherine Colvey ...
Ms. Leland
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Ms. Mackinaw
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Ann Whales
Cary Lawrence ...
Ms. Charevoix
Colleen Williams ...
Ms. Arbor
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The Sheriff
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School Nurse
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Barb (as Missy Altro)
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Storyline

In 1965, after provoking a fire in a forest, the rebel teenager Heather Fasulo is sent to the boarding school Falburn Academy in the middle of the woods by her estranged mother Alice Fasulo and her neglected father Joe Fasulo. The dean Ms. Traverse accepts Heather in spite of the bad financial condition of her father. The displaced Heather becomes close friend of he weird Marcy Turner, while they are maltreated by the abusive mate Samantha Wise. During the nights, Heather has nightmares and listens to voices from the woods, and along the days she believes that the school is a coven of witches. When some students, including Marcy, simply vanish, Heather believes she will be the next one. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for horror violence and language, including sexual references | See all certifications »

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26 September 2006 (USA)  »

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El bosque maldito  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film, which sat on the shelf for nearly three years, caused M. Night Shyamalan to have to change the name of his 2004 film from "The Woods" to The Village (2004). See more »

Goofs

When Heather sits down to eat with the girls for the first time, she is holding a plate of mashed up cake, she is told to pull her socks up by one a girl, the camera flashes to her socks then back to her and the cake is now whole. See more »

Quotes

Samantha: [Heather kicks bathroom stall door to try and get out, Samantha has her pinned inside] Say it.
Samantha: [Heather kicks stall door again] Say it.
Samantha: "I'm a fire-crotch."
Heather: What?
Samantha: "I am a fire-crotch."
Heather: How many football players put it in you before your mom got sick of having another tramp around the house?
Girl #1: [Samantha pulls open the stall door angrily, then proceeds to punch Heather in the stomach] Nice one.
Samantha: [Heather is keeled over in pain] If you know what's good for you, you'll run away and never, ever come back.
Samantha: ...
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References Suspiria (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

You Don't Own Me
Written by John Madara, Dave White
Performed by Lesley Gore
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Good one
28 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Actually a very good suspense thriller. We were intrigued through the whole movie & thought of the silly endings that similar movies had...the village, the wicker man, etc. But this one actually had a plot and held it, I cant say that it was spectacular but it is worth the money to see it...You gotta love the fire crotch stuff and Samantha so looks like Paris Hilton. we did enjoy this movie and give props to those involved. i would like to see this place. ha ha notice how all of the lessons are related to the trees and the woods...photosynthesis...cool. Definitely worth the money to see. it is different & heck we like the Leslie Gore songs.


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