Clémentine, a teacher in a French School in Bucharest, lives with her husband, Lucas, in a remote real estate in Snagov. During the night, Clémentine is woken by weird noises outside their house, and Lucas sees their car being stolen. The lights are turned off, the phones are disconnected and they see that they are no longer alone. When weird lights appear outside, they hide in the cellar and try to ask for help from what could be a dreadful night of pure terror... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The film that terrified Europe has come to America
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19 July 2006 (France)
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,025,
26 April 2007, Limited Release
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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The house used in the film was an actual sprawling old estate in Bucharest, Romania. The house was so large that the production was unable to furnish all the rooms for shooting, but it was also large enough that the entire production worked out of the location. See more
When "They" (of "Them") first ring the house the telephone ringer is the classic European electronic bell signal from the last thirty years or so. However when Clem answers the phone the device clangs like an analogue phone would have sounded from the phones of 70 years before that. Then again, when she puts the receiver down, it clangs again like an antique phone. See more
We just want to play! Why won't you ley us? Let us! Will you let us?
Referenced in Viande d'origine française