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Director:
Writers:
Jack Ketchum (written by) &
Lucky McKee (written by) ...
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Release Date:
18 August 2011 (Australia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Not every monster lives in the wild.
Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
Awards:
13 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Patriarchy and feminism in their extremes See more (101 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Pollyanna McIntosh ... The Woman
Brandon Gerald Fuller ... Baby

Lauren Ashley Carter ... Peggy Cleek
Chris Krzykowski ... Roger

Sean Bridgers ... Chris Cleek

Angela Bettis ... Belle Cleek

Marcia Bennett ... Deana

Shyla Molhusen ... Darlin' Cleek
Gordon Vincent ... Clapp Boy (as Vincent Gordon)

Zach Rand ... Brian Cleek
Shelby Mailloux ... Jenny
Tyler Merlini ... Boy #1
Jordan Carrasquillo ... Boy #2
Jordan Chapalonis ... Boy #3

Carlee Baker ... Genevieve Raton
Amanda Daryczyn ... Jackie
Lindsey Hamlett ... Cyndi
Lauren Schroeder ... Dorothy
Lauren Petre ... Miss Hindle
Michael McKee ... Mr. Wolf
Joanna Herrington ... Vicki

Alexa Marcigliano ... Socket
Shana Barry ... Fake shemp
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tommy Nelson ... Walter (uncredited)
Frank Olsen ... Will Campbell (uncredited)
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Directed by
Lucky McKee 
 
Writing credits
Jack Ketchum (written by) &
Lucky McKee (written by)

Jack Ketchum (novel) &
Lucky McKee (novel)

Produced by
Russell Dinstein .... co-executive producer
Josh Garrell .... associate producer
Elaine Marie Gibson .... line producer
Robert D. Krzykowski .... co-producer
Alexander Langerman .... co-executive producer
Frank Olsen .... executive producer
Lluis Fe Perez .... associate producer
Albert Podell .... executive producer
Arrien Schiltkamp .... executive producer
Loren Semmens .... executive producer
Robert Tonino .... producer
Andrew van den Houten .... producer
 
Original Music by
Sean Spillane (music composer)
 
Cinematography by
Alex Vendler 
 
Film Editing by
Zach Passero 
 
Casting by
Cindi Rush 
 
Production Design by
Krista Gall 
 
Art Direction by
Jeff Subik 
 
Costume Design by
Sandra Alexandre 
Michael Bevins 
 
Makeup Department
Nicholas Arthur .... makeup artist
David Greathouse .... special makeup effects artist
Hillary Hunt .... assistant makeup artist
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects
Tom Luhtala .... makeup lab technician
Anthony Pepe .... makeup department head
Alan Tuskes .... special makeup effects supervisor
 
Production Management
Josh Garrell .... unit production manager
Jake Klarkowski .... production supervisor (as Jacob Klarkowski)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Josh Garrell .... first assistant director
Elaine Marie Gibson .... second assistant director (as Elaine Gibson)
Jake Klarkowski .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bob Donohue .... set dresser
Krista Gall .... set designer
John Hatch .... construction coordinator
Eric Jihwan Jeon .... assistant art director
Jason Mazzarino .... set dresser
Dan Warren .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Allison Jackson .... sound mixer
Andrew Smetek .... sound designer
Andrew Smetek .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Katrina Francis .... special effects technician intern
Andrew Smetek .... puppeteer
 
Stunts
Bryce Burke .... stunts
Jared Burke .... stunt coordinator
Greg Harris .... stunt rigger
Alexa Marcigliano .... stunts
Abby Nelson .... stunt double: Angela Bettis
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Anctil .... rigging grip
Shana Barry .... second assistant camera
Chelsea Boothe .... still photographer
Adam D. Bouchard .... electric
Mark Brochu .... best boy electrician
Matt Cabinum .... first assistant camera
Andreana Davies .... dolly grip
Brett A. Frager .... grip (as Brett Frager)
Afton Grant .... steadicam operator
Chris Heinrich .... cinematographer: second unit
Chris Heinrich .... first assistant camera
Jamie Hooper .... EPK camera
Jamie Hooper .... special features camera
Daniel Hourihan .... best boy grip
William Karedes .... grip
Robert Knowles .... electric
Alex Knuuttunen .... grip
Frank La Frazia .... electric
Henri Lafond .... grip
Andy Lohrenz .... additional gaffer
Branden James Maxham .... gaffer
Mark Price .... key grip
Chuck Rudolph .... grip
Carl South .... rigging grip
Robert Thorp .... electric
Aaron Tyburski .... electric
James Webber .... special features camera
 
Casting Department
Joan Hamlett .... extras casting assistant
Dane C. Jobst .... extras casting assistant
Jeff Jobst .... extras casting
Jackie Krzykowski .... extras casting
Megan Walsh .... extras casting assistant
Michele B. Weiss .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erin Grey .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Aidan Stanford .... digital colorist
 
Other crew
Jackie Krzykowski .... assistant to director
Robert D. Krzykowski .... location manager
Robert D. Krzykowski .... location scout
Robert D. Krzykowski .... production coordinator
Friday Savathphoune .... script supervisor
Irene Wachsler .... independent auditor
 
Thanks
Elwaldo Baptiste .... special thanks
John Carchietta .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, a rape, disturbing behavior, some graphic nudity, and language
Runtime:
101 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The book 'The Woman' will be released to coincide with the film.See more »
Quotes:
[after the feral woman bites off Chris's finger while he garrottes her]
Chris Cleek:That is not civilised behaviour!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »

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59 out of 94 people found the following review useful.
Patriarchy and feminism in their extremes, 10 June 2011
Author: ms_jade_li from MI

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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