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Red Riding Hood (2003)

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This evocative chiller from director Giacomo Cimini follows the fortunes of a young 12yr-old girl named Jenny (Francesca). Abandoned in Rome by her careless mother, Jenny has to fend for ... See full summary »

Director:

Giacomo Cimini

Writers:

Andrew Benker (as Andrew K. Benker), Ovidio G. Assonitis (as Oliver Hellman)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Archebald Kathleen Archebald ... Rose McKenzie
Susanna Satta Susanna Satta ... Jennifer McKenzie (as Susan Satta)
Roberto Davide ... Tom Hunter (as Robert Purvis)
Marc Fiorini ... Giovanni Tagliavini
Justine Powell Justine Powell ... Arianna
Iaon Gunn Iaon Gunn ... The Beggar
Antonella Salvucci ... Maria, the dentists' lover
Remo Remotti Remo Remotti ... Francesco Scura
Fabio Sonnino Fabio Sonnino ... George
Simone Dipascasio Simone Dipascasio ... George
Marialuisa Tadei Marialuisa Tadei ... Tom's Girlfriend (as Maria Luisa Tadei)
Serena Alfieri Serena Alfieri ... The Killer
Devin McKinney Devin McKinney ... Jenny's Father
Arianna Iachetti Arianna Iachetti ... Jenny's Mother
Susanne Meurer Susanne Meurer ... The Interviewer
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Storyline

This evocative chiller from director Giacomo Cimini follows the fortunes of a young 12yr-old girl named Jenny (Francesca). Abandoned in Rome by her careless mother, Jenny has to fend for herself, with only her friend George (Simone) to help her. But their plans soon turn evil, with Jenny and George unleashing some diabolical activities on the citizens of the Italian city, with much bloodletting ensuing. Written by Jay scott Hillier

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Taglines:

Don't tell this tale to your kids!

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

KOA productions

Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

20 May 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Cappuccetto Rosso See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Jenny calls Tom, Tom picks up the phone which is not actually connected to anything (the jack socket is empty). See more »

Quotes

Jennifer McKenzie: Life was perfect. Until one day, a terrible day, something happened. One of those events that could turn your world upside down. I got an e-mail. And guess who it was from? Good old Windbag: my *grandmother*. She's coming to visit me. Out of the blue. What for, why now? And as usual, nothing but dramatic *bullshit* came out of her mouth.
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Connections

References Misery (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

HABANERA, L'AMOUR EST UN OISEAU REBELLE
Written by Georges Bizet - from the opera "Carmen"
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Great movie!
23 February 2005 | by mindy_jo75See all my reviews

This movie was really impressive - we rented it expecting your typical low budget horror but it was not anything like that! it was basically a psychological horror in the tradition of the Bad Seed but much more interesting. I was shocked to find out that this girl had not been in anything else - she was amazing!! The only thing I didn't like about it was the ending, that was rather strange but I guess it was OK. The DVD had absolutely no extras which was disappointing on a movie like this. So I definitely recommend this - especially to those who like movies off the traditional track. Oh yeah and it kinda reminded me of Donnie Darko.


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