Into the Forest Movie

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Follows the story of two sisters (Page and Wood) who struggle to survive in a remote country house after a continent-wide power outage.

Who's Involved:

Ellen Page, Aaron L. Gilbert, Wendy Crewson, Evan Rachel Wood, Michael Eklund, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie, Patricia Rozema, Niv Fichman

Release Date:

Friday, July 22, 2016 (Limited)

a scene of violence involving rape, language and some sexuality/nudity

Runtime: 1 hr, 41 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Set in the near future, this riveting and suspenseful apocalyptic drama follows two sisters, Nell (Ellen Page) and Eva (Evan Rachel Wood) who live in the Pacific Northwest with their kindly father, Robert. Nell is focused on her studies and Eva is training to be a dancer, but their peaceful lives are disrupted one day by what turns out to be a continent-wide blackout. Whereas at first the family bond together and try to make the most of their difficult circumstances, as time gone on, the challenges become more serious. In the wake of a shocking and violent confrontation that Robert has with a menacing passerby, the sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world.

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Who stars in Into the Forest: Cast List

"Inception" , "Peacock"  

"Strange Magic" , "Kajillionaire"  

"Spiral: From the Book of Saw" , "Untitled SAW Reboot"  

"Jigsaw" , "Goon: Last of the Enforcers"  

... Stan

"The Package" , "Mr. Right"  

... Mom

"From The Vine" , "Formosa Betrayed"  

Who's making Into the Forest: Crew List

A look at the Into the Forest behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Patricia Rozema last directed Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. The film's writer Patricia Rozema last wrote Grey Gardens.


Patricia Rozema


Niv Fichman
Aaron L. Gilbert
Ellen Page




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Production: What we know about Into the Forest?

Key Facts

  1. Available exclusively on DirecTV June 23, opens in theaters July 29.
  2. Adaptation of Jean Hegland's "Into The Forest."

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2013: The film was in Announced status.

Into the Forest Release Date: When was the film released?

Into the Forest was released in 2016 on Friday, July 22, 2016 (Limited release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Ice Age: Collision Course, Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party and Star Trek Beyond.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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