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The Woman (2011)

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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.

Director:

Lucky McKee
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pollyanna McIntosh ... The Woman
Brandon Gerald Fuller Brandon Gerald Fuller ... Baby
Lauren Ashley Carter ... Peggy Cleek
Chris Krzykowski Chris Krzykowski ... Roger
Sean Bridgers ... Chris Cleek
Angela Bettis ... Belle Cleek
Marcia Bennett ... Deanna
Shyla Molhusen Shyla Molhusen ... Darlin' Cleek
Gordon Vincent Gordon Vincent ... Clapp Boy (as Vincent Gordon)
Zach Rand ... Brian Cleek
Shelby Mailloux Shelby Mailloux ... Jenny
Tyler Merlini Tyler Merlini ... Boy #1
Jordan Carrasquillo Jordan Carrasquillo ... Boy #2
Jordan Chapalonis Jordan Chapalonis ... Boy #3
Carlee Baker ... Miss Genevieve Raton
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Storyline

Raised by wolves, the vulnerable last survivor of a cannibalistic tribe bathes wounded in a river somewhere in the lush woods of North-east Coast, where she used to roam free. In the eyes of the misogynistic lawyer, Chris, the naked beast-like savage seems to be the perfect trophy for his home; however, is there a place for a feral, flesh-eating primitive among civilised people? In the following days--bent on domesticating the untamed female by breaking her will--the sadistic man will make the woman his project, as Chris' dysfunctional family struggles to keep the proud predator in captivity. Although, pretty soon, no restraints, no training--and, certainly, no male supremacy--will be no match for the raging woman's raw and merciless retaliation. Can they escape from the monster's fury? Written by Nick Riganas

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Not every monster lives in the wild. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, a rape, disturbing behavior, some graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The book 'The Woman' will be released to coincide with the film. See more »

Goofs

The hole drilled through the basement door would not allow to have a direct view on the woman's face. See more »

Quotes

Belle Cleek: I never condoned what you did. Never. You just can't keep putting one thing on top of the other and expect to keep getting away with it forever. I've had it.
Chris Cleek: OK. So what are you gonna do, I mean what is your plan, what? I just would like to know, what the fuck you think you're going to do about it.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see the young girl interact with a bizarre figure. A weird scene indeed. See more »

Connections

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terrible movie
1 September 2014 | by crazylikeamooseSee all my reviews

The only positive thing i can say is all the actors involved are great and did their best considering the director and his execution of the material. Pollyanna McIntosh and Angela Bettis were especially excellent and were the only reason to finish watching. I am not troubled by disturbing themes and visuals as long as they aren't trite or gratuitous. The use of music was terrible, the camera-work at times seemed amateurish, and nothing rang true like something like this could actually happen. I guess i'm not a McKee fan. 'Red' with Brian Cox was excellent though but i'm uncertain how much of his talent is in the final product.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2011 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

The W See more »

Filming Locations:

Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,449
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Modernciné See more »
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1.78 : 1
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