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Hidden in the Woods (2012)

En las afueras de la ciudad (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Horror | 6 March 2014 (Chile)
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Ater their abusive father is jailed, two sisters being raised in a remote area of Chile find they have to answer to their uncle, a drug kingpin who wants his missing product back.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carolina Retamal ...
Ana - Child
Josefa Mora ...
Anny - Baby
Daniel Antivilo ...
Carmen Paz ...
Emilia Cárdenas ...
Anny - Age 10
Camila Navarrete ...
Ana - Age 10
Uncle Costelo (as Serge François Soto)
Boris Vasquez ...
Costelo's Driver
Luis Vasquez ...
Costelo's Assistent
José Hernandez ...
Carolina Escobar ...
Pedro Pérez ...
Police Officer
Nicole Pérez ...
Yuri Caceres ...


The story of two sisters who have been raised in isolation, subjected to the torment of their abusive, drug dealing father. When they finally decide to report him to the police, he kills the two officers and is put in jail. But things go from bad to worse when the girls must answer to their Uncle Costello, a psychotic drug kingpin, who shows up looking for his missing merchandise which is hidden in the woods. Written by Tio Costelo

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6 March 2014 (Chile)  »

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Hidden in the Woods  »

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$90,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Blanc Biehn to remake 'Hidden in the Woods'. Michael Biehn (Terminator, Aliens) will star.The remake will be a joint production for Valladares Films, with Valladares and Loris Curci (11 11 11) producing, and Blanc Biehn Prods., with Jennifer Blanc Biehn and Michael Biehn producing. Valladares will direct, with production set to begin at the end of this year on location in Chile. See more »


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19 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

It seems like the US will remake anything these days. I almost wish they use the subtitles from this movie for their script. Actually better not, because one comedy is enough. It's also what the director said before the screening started. He didn't see it as grim, but more as a fun movie. There's a different view on things. Unless those mentioned subtitles were not an accident, but supposed to sound ridiculous.

But it's not only those things that are more than weird. It's the story too. The main villainous guy is kinda funny, but underused. The father (a person of mixed morality, if you're being nice to the character) is plain bad and the girls don't seem to be able to act, if their lives depended on it (which coincidently it does).

The other reviewer (up to this point) must have been to another screening at Frightfest. Or was it another dimension? I couldn't tell, but I only heard negative feedback to this movie (apart from the woman that really asked that question at the Q&A but got the "appropriate" reaction from the crowd -> laughter and disbelief). I almost envy this person and wish I was there to experience the movie he has seen. It sounds great ... unfortunately the one I watched, wasn't.

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