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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Private School. Deadly Lessons. See more »


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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)  »

Also Known As:

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

The teacher's lecture on an 1809 war between Austria and France is pure nonsense. Although Austria was at war with Napoleonic France during this time, the conditions described do not match reality. In addition, the teacher mentions the Germans despite the fact that the German state was not established until 1871. See more »

Quotes

Samantha: [Walks up to the table] Heard you been saying stuff behind my back, fire-crotch.
Heather: Now, Samantha, all I said was your breath smells like you've been drinking out of Ms. Mackinaw's douche bag, that's all.
[Samantha leans in threateningly]
Heather: I don't wanna kiss you, Samantha, so please, don't ask.
Samantha: No, you listen very closely, fire-crotch: We have a certain way of doing things aroung her and you better figure out what that way is or there are going to be serious consequences.
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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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