MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 40,973 this week

El bosc (2012)

5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 195 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 7 critic

1936. The Spanish Civil War broke out and the Anarchist militia occupy the Lower Aragon. A Matarranya, Ramon and his wife Dora hide a secret ancestral to all other villagers. Near the ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 03 Aug 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 04 Oct 2013
 
a list of 127 titles
created 05 Oct 2013
 
a list of 114 titles
created 07 Oct 2013
 
a list of 83 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "El bosc" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: El bosc (2012)

El bosc (2012) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of El bosc.
1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Agnosia (2010)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Joana Prats suffers from agnosia, a strange neuropsychological illness that affects her perception. Although her eyes and ears are in perfect condition, her brain cannot interpret the ... See full summary »

Director: Eugenio Mira
Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Félix Gómez, Bárbara Goenaga
The Passage (1979)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Is it possible to live aside of the system, thinking only about the present and oneself? A feature film about Manuel Vázquez, the best comic book author in Barcelona during the sixties, but... See full summary »

Director: Óscar Aibar
Stars: Santiago Segura, Mercè Llorens, Álex Angulo
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Jackie Chan, Kristine DeBell, José Ferrer
Oxygen (1999)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini, who has kidnapped a rich woman and has buried ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Maura Tierney, Adrien Brody, James Naughton
Armored (2009)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution.

Director: Nimród Antal
Stars: Columbus Short, Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne
Erased (2012)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy.

Director: Philipp Stölzl
Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Nick Alachiotis, Liana Liberato
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.

Director: Lucía Puenzo
Stars: Àlex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Guillermo Pfening
Company of Heroes (Video 2013)
Action | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.

Director: Don Michael Paul
Stars: Tom Sizemore, Alastair Mackenzie, Chad Michael Collins
El bosque (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Directors: Eugenio Laserre, Pablo Siciliano
Stars: Paula Brasca, Martín Markotic, Oscar Perez
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on real events, in 1972 Juan and José are two textile workers from Tarrasa, Catalonia (northeast to Spain) who meet during an UFOs' convention. Both share their passion about the ... See full summary »

Director: Óscar Aibar
Stars: Ángel de Andrés López, Jordi Vilches, José Luis Adserías
Brain Drain (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Emilio, a shy, not too brilliant pupil at a humble local secondary school, has always harbored a secret love for Natalia, the cutest, brightest girl in the class. On the last day of the ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando González Molina
Stars: Mario Casas, Alberto Amarilla, Amaia Salamanca
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Molins ...
Dora
...
Ramon
Pere Ponce ...
Coixo
...
Pickett
Josep Maria Domènech ...
Fusteret (as Josep Maria Domenech)
Andrés Herrera ...
Oficial Espanyol
Daniel Moreno ...
Milicià 1
Oriol Tramvia ...
Milicià 2
Pep Cruz ...
Pare de Ramon
Manel Dueso ...
Alcalde
Andreu Subirats ...
Poeta
Sigfrid Monleón ...
Oficinista
Ferran Gadea ...
Capellà
Albert Fernández ...
Ramon (10 anys)
Claudia Navarrete ...
Rosa (1 any)
Edit

Storyline

1936. The Spanish Civil War broke out and the Anarchist militia occupy the Lower Aragon. A Matarranya, Ramon and his wife Dora hide a secret ancestral to all other villagers. Near the farmhouse where they live, twice a year become visible some mysterious lights that come from the surrounding forest. According to family tradition, the lights illuminate a door leading into another world, where no one can bring back. What is truth in the legend when they find out an anarchist in love with Dora seeks a solution with Ramon and disappears through the light. Written by IvanWong

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

14 December 2012 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

El bosque  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Take It Easy
Written by Dani Espinet (as Dani Espinet) and Toni Saigi (as Toni Saigi Chupi)
Performed by The Boys Swing Orchestra
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Tom Sizemore gets lost in Spain, but stumbles upon his greatest scenario in years!
11 April 2013 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

"The Forest" was one of the only films at the Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Films for which I totally didn't know how to set my expectations. The press brochure described it as a Sci-Fi movie mixed with horror ingredients, fantasy elements and war themes. This is pretty much the vaguest and most incoherent description I ever read, but after having seen the movie, I must admit it's also the most accurate description that anyone could give on this film! What we have here is a genuinely unique cinematic experience, with a grotesque and far-fetched but nevertheless absorbing plot outline, intriguing character portraits and more than enough sudden & abrupt twists to keep you staring at the screen until the end credits role. It's quite a hard task to even begin penning down a brief summary of what's going on, but here goes. During the 1930's Spanish Civil War, Ramon has to hide from the rest of the hostile male community members because of his political views. Luckily his family's estate hides a surreal secret. Once every six months, a gateway to various other dimensions becomes accessible in the middle of a circle of trees in their garden. While Ramon is floating around somewhere unknown, his wife Dora has to lie to the entire community and survive in poverty all by herself. Her position truly becomes unbearable when a squadron of American soldiers gets stationed in the area and resides at Dora's estate. "The Forest" doesn't overwhelm with spectacular actions sequences or expensive digital/visual effects, but instead thrives on odd atmosphere and content. Director Oscar Aibar and writer Albert Sanchez present a very intelligent script, full of dazzling dialogs and genuine human emotions. Stellar performances also from the local Spanish cast AND one familiar Hollywood face, namely Tom Sizemore ("Heat", "Saving Private Ryan", "True Romance"). I don't know how he ever ended up in this modest Spanish gem but so much the better, as it's one of his finest roles in years! Charismatic Tom plays the commander of the American platoon of volunteer soldiers, and naturally he falls for the charms of the vulnerable Dora. Too many memorable moments and brilliant sequences to list, but there's one moment I just have to mention and that is the very last shot of the film. Nothing too short of amazing!


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss El bosc (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?