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Into the Forest (2015)

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After a massive power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home.

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In a world that is increasingly dependent on electricity, a power outage seems like an awful predicament. Mankind is using electricity for the past 140 years, but still, we can't imagine ourselves living in a world deprived of electricity. With this in mind, after a lingering power outage, a father and his two daughters will find themselves trapped in a completely different reality; one that will change their lives forever. But is this outage regional, or does it affect the entire country? As these, and other, more crucial questions require an answer, no one can tell if the family has what it takes to survive, nonetheless, they still have no other choice but to put to the test their skills, adaptability and endurance, but above of all, challenge the integrity of their familial bonds. Written by Nick Riganas

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Hope is power

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated R for a scene of violence involving rape, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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29 July 2016 (USA)  »

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$6,438, 29 July 2016, Limited Release

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$6,438, 29 July 2016
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Movie contains Ellen Page's first on screen nude scene. See more »

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While the community is suffering from a large scale power outage, the family, upon first venturing to town, stops at a gas station which notes they have no gas. However the gas station has a roof over the pumps, which clearly has lights on. See more »

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Features Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) See more »

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Wild Is The Wind
Performed by Cat Power
Written by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington
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Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) / Patti Washington Music
Used by Permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. on behalf of Catherine Hinen Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy Of Beggars Banquet Recordings
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They would die fairly soon in the real world.
28 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

Without getting into all of the other hot topics that this film engenders, as an Alaskan I can say that from a purely survival aspect they wouldn't make it a winter. And in fact if this was supposed to be anywhere in Canada where was winter? It always seemed green. There are few berries in winter. Unless they lived in a fairly substantial house they would freeze to death. And there is very little food apart from hunting in the winter. And they certainly did not learn enough to survive simply from books. They would run out of ammo soon. They showed no skill at creating tools or salvaging them. And certainly none at basic house repair. In fact I would say they were just about the unhandiest women I've seen in the woods. Essentially this was just an emotionally acted fantasy without much basis in the real world. Kind of a shame. I had hoped for more.


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