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Release Date:
20 April 2006 (South Korea) See more »
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Tagline:
The film that terrified Europe has come to America See more »
Plot:
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
Edge of Your Seat See more (134 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
David Moreau 
Xavier Palud 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Moreau 
Xavier Palud 

Produced by
Frédéric Doniguian .... executive producer
Richard Grandpierre .... producer
Bogdan Moncea .... line producer
Vlad Paunescu .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
René-Marc Bini 
 
Cinematography by
Axel Cosnefroy 
 
Film Editing by
Nicolas Sarkissian 
 
Casting by
Floriela Grapini 
Guillaume Moulin 
 
Set Decoration by
Alexandra Botoi Tudorache 
 
Costume Design by
Elisabeth Mehu 
 
Makeup Department
Lidia Constantin .... key hair stylist
Lidia Ivanov .... key hair stylist
Dana Roseanu .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Cristian Bostanescu .... executive in charge of production
Nicolas Dancel .... unit manager
Elena Valeanu .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Oana Ene .... second assistant director
Franck Vestiel .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Florin Mirghes .... props
Andi Rosu .... props buyer
Loïc Fontimpe .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Germain Boulay .... supervising sound editor
Yannick Boulot .... sound recordist
Edouard d'Heucqueville .... sound mix technician
François-Joseph Hors .... sound re-recording mixer
Marion Lorthioir .... post-synchronisation
Thomas Pietrucci .... sound re-recording boom operator
Serge Rouquairol .... sound editor
Vadim Staver .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Melania Ciurlin .... special makeup effects
Ionel Popa .... prosthetic and makeup effect
 
Visual Effects by
Christophe Lucotte .... color grader
 
Stunts
Dicu Aurel .... stunt rigger
Florin Barcun .... stunt performer
Stéphane Boulay .... stunts
Jean-Benoit Guillon .... stunts
Mihaela Elena Oros .... stunt double
Daniel Pasleaga .... stunt performer
Vasilescu Valentin .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Florin Mihalache .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Ovidiu Paunescu .... extras casting
 
Music Department
Avril Philippe .... music mixer
Avril Philippe .... music recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Octav Tudor .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Chris Besseling .... uk marketing executive: metrodome
Andreea Iordache .... location manager
Ruxandra Popescu .... production accountant
Pierre Selinger .... production attorney
Oana Topliceanu .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Kook Ewo .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ils" - France (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence and terror
Runtime:
France:77 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Shot in 30 days.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: 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 »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Child:We just want to play! Why won't you ley us? Let us! Will you let us?
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Movie Connections:
Remade as Them (????)See more »

FAQ

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75 out of 105 people found the following review useful.
Edge of Your Seat, 21 July 2006
Author: (jebwandertaus@yahoo.com) from Germany

While I would never classify "Them" as science fiction in the least, it is definitely a keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller, but one tastefully made without gratuitous violence or gore. Based on a true life story, this film speaks to the banality of violence, and the essence of fear. I've seen plenty of gripping thrillers, but this one kept me squirming and shielding my eyes for a full hour, with an ending that leaves you stunned. Speaking no French or Romanian and having seen it with English sub-titles, I cannot attest to the value of the script. The performances, however, seem solid and the film is expertly shot and musically scored - all these elements add to the power of the film. I would appreciate more information on the real events on which "Them" is based, so if anyone knows more, please contact me.

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