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The Woman (I) (2011)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Horror  |  18 August 2011 (Australia)
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When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.

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Brandon Gerald Fuller ...
Baby
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Peggy Cleek
Chris Krzykowski ...
Roger
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Chris Cleek
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Belle Cleek
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Deana
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Darlin' Cleek
Gordon Vincent ...
Clapp Boy (as Vincent Gordon)
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Brian Cleek
Shelby Mailloux ...
Jenny
Tyler Merlini ...
Boy #1
Jordan Carrasquillo ...
Boy #2
Jordan Chapalonis ...
Boy #3
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Genevieve Raton
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When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.

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Not every monster lives in the wild.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, a rape, disturbing behavior, some graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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The book 'The Woman' will be released to coincide with the film. See more »

Quotes

Chris Cleek: You can't! You can't! I am so fucking sick of "You can't!" All the women in this family! Your mother, your idiot sister and now you.
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Patriarchy and feminism in their extremes
10 June 2011 | by (MI) – See all my reviews

The Woman tells the tale of a feral woman who is captured by, at least on the surface, a traditional family man who is an attorney in a solo practice. As the movie proceeds, it is clear that the man's patriarchy goes way beyond, into that of a power-crazed maniac. The tension is palpable between the man and his captured trophy as her presence in the lives of the family members affects each differently. Be prepared for shocking and intense graphic violence and plot twists you would never expect. Not for the squeamish. The story is compelling and so are the characters in this study of human nature.

The acting is practiced and believable. The writers have a good handle on the dynamics of domestic violence. I see this film as exemplifying domestic violence taken to its furthest extreme. How domestic violence perpetuates itself through the generations can be seen in the distance.

I like the way The Woman is the central character of the film while at the same time being incidental to the drama unfolding within the family unit.


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