Into the Forest

Director: Patricia Rozema Year: 2015 Run Time: 101min
Into the Forest (2015)

Director Patricia Rozema has made a brilliant career telling stories about the lives of strong women, and Into the Forest is no exception. Based on Jean Hegland’s novel, Into the Forest tells the terrifyingly plausible story of a not-too-distant future where the power goes out for good, and two sisters (Page and Wood) must stick together in their isolated, rural home without gas, water, electricity or any of the technological conveniences that we take for granted.

As with many science fiction stories, the scariest thing isn’t the loss of power, but the quick disintegration of human society. Without electricity or fuel, the threat of a lawless and terrifying existence looms near, even in the remote woods that the sisters call home. Page and Wood deliver fabulous performances, showcasing a range of emotions as the limits of their sanity, safety and family are tested.

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Director(s):

Patricia Rozema

Writer(s):

Patricia Rozema

Producer(s):

Niv Fichman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Ellen Page

Cast:

Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie

Genre(s):

Drama

Language(s):

English

Closed Captioning:

English

Region:

Into the Forest is filmed and set in British Columbia. Patricia Rozema is from Ontario.

Ratings by Province:

14A Alberta
14A British Columbia
14A Manitoba
NR New Brunswick
NR Newfoundland and Labrador
NR Nova Scotia
14A Northwest Territories
14A Nunavut
14A Ontario
NR Prince Edward Island
13+ Québec
14A Saskatchewan
14A Yukon