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Le peuple ancien (2001)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Romain Chesnel ...
Cnaeus Enculius
Henri Debeurme ...
Roman Legionary
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Archeolog
Didier Gallon ...
Magali Giraudo ...
Archeolog
Frederic Jasinski ...
Roman Legionary
Nicolas Kolesnikoff ...
Nero
Julien Lacombe ...
Roman legionnary
Bertrand Lerosey ...
Roman Legionary
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Vallerius
Barnaby Wharmby ...
Le pendu
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peplum | h.p. lovecraft

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Very nice Lovecraft Adaptation
13 January 2005 | by (Naples, FL) – See all my reviews

Reviewing this one is a bit tough, because the film is in French and has no subtitles. Fortunately as this is an adaptation of Lovecraft's the "Very Old Folk" , the story is fairly easy to follow.

The film begins at an Archaeological site with the discovery of a Roman era manuscript. From there we go back to the time of the manuscripts writing and follow a group of Roman Legionnaires. From there we drop into the actual Lovecraft tale.

The locations used for this film are wonderful. The scenic vistas that the Romans travel through are wholly unlike anything in an American Lovecraft film, and the film succeeds, in part, because of that. The acting, while in a language I do not speak, was solid and believable. If you want to know if someone is a good actor? See if they can convey emotion through the language barrier...

The film doesn't need much in the way of effects, as the story itself deals with strange cultists in the hills as opposed to monsters of otherworldly terror. Even so, the film take a very minimalist approach to the cultists, keeping them in shadow when seen. This heightens the overall effect and makes them even more creepy.


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