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18th October 2001
Brotherhood Of The Wolf 15 cert camera  

Director: Christophe Gans
Producer(s): Samuel Hadida; Richard Grandpierre
Samuel Le Bihan, Mark Dacascos, Emilie Dequenne, Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci, Jeremie Renier, Jean Yanne, Jacques Perrin, Edith Scob, Philippe Nahon
Length: 143 minutes
19th October 2001

Brotherhood Of The Wolf

He's out to hunt the beast
A beast on the loose

The year is 1766 - the peasants of Gevaudan are wracked with terror. The rocky countryside is often shrouded in fog, and of late, blood curdling screams pierce the air.

A beast is on the rampage. Killing women and children, it rips its victims to shreds and literally tears off their faces. Hunting groups are organised to track the beast down and spectacular chases ensue.

Lady dressed in costume

Have you seen the wolf?
However, they prove to be useless because the Beast miraculously disappears every time it is cornered. It continues to wreak havoc. Could it be a werewolf? Nobody can believe this.

Fears are running high and it is the subject on everybody’s lips. Not knowing what to think, people believe it is a curse - a monster from Hell - a scourge sent down by God! The news has reached Louis XV’s court and everybody is talking about it at Versailles as well.

man in makeup

Looking at something interesting
The King is growing impatient with the whole affair and decides to send Gregoire de Fronsac, a man of the enlightenment and an excellent scientist, to Gevaudan to investigate the situation.

Accompanied by Manu, his strange and taciturn companion, they find the people in the region completely distraught. Fronsac is unrelenting in his investigation.

Out to get the wolf

He's out to get the wolf
The beast exists, this is a fact - But what is its true nature? Is there someone manipulating its actions? Who would benefit from its ravages? Is it a curse or some cruel machinations?

In order to get to the bottom of this mystery, Fronsac will have to rely on the aid of the young Marquis d’Apcher, an enlightened aristocrat, Sylvia, a bewitching young Italian courtesan and her clever ruses, and Marianne de Morangias, the girl who has captured his heart...

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