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

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Patricia Rozema

Writers:

Patricia Rozema, Jean Hegland (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elliot Page ... Nell (as Ellen Page)
Evan Rachel Wood ... Eva
Max Minghella ... Eli
Callum Keith Rennie ... Robert
Michael Eklund ... Stan
Wendy Crewson ... Mom
Ronin Cara Ronin Cara ... Baby
Owen Cara Owen Cara ... Baby
Crystal Pite Crystal Pite ... Ruby
Lorne Cardinal ... Jerry
Katherine Cowie Katherine Cowie ... Catherine
Sandy Sidhu ... Quiz Woman
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Storyline

In a world that is increasingly dependent on electricity, a power outage seems like an awful predicament, as 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? In the end--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 will still have to put to the test their skills, their adaptability and endurance, but above all, find the courage to challenge the integrity of their familial bonds. Written by Nick Riganas

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Hope is power

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Movie contains Elliot Page's first on screen nude scene. See more »

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

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Play It Right
Performed by Sylvan Esso , with vocals by Amelia Meath
Written by Amelia Meath (SESAC), Molly Sarlé (SESAC), Alexandra Sauser-Monnig (as Alexandra Monnig) (SESAC), and Nicholas Sanborn
Published by LNF (SESAC), Molly Erin (SESAC), Night Paver Publishing (SESAC), administered by Domino US Publishing Company USA (SESAC) / Big Deal Music Publishing
Courtesy of Partisan Records
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A good movie ruined by a horrible ending
3 June 2019 | by Henry-kleinSee all my reviews

If you are a fan of the apocalyptic survival genre you will enjoy the movie until the last 5 minutes. The ending is poorly conceived, totally unrealistic and flat out stupid.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Forest See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,438, 31 July 2016

Gross USA:

$9,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,166
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1.85 : 1
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