Within the Woods

1978

Within the Woods is a 1978 horror short film written, directed and produced by Sam Raimi. Raimi drew inspiration from his earlier short film Clockwork, deciding to produce a "prototype" horror film to help build the interest of potential investors. Raimi cast his friends Bruce Campbell and Ellen Sandweiss as the two protagonists and produced the film for $1,600. Shot on location in a remote cabin in the woods, production was a difficult process because of the low budget. Several of the special effects presented in the film were done in a severely low budget manner, some of which were improvised on set. The film centers around demonic possession and mysterious forces originating from the woods.

Raimi convinced a local theater manager to screen the film alongside The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which sparked minor interest. Initially a meager success, the film screened well to test audiences and inspired a larger budget remake directed by Raimi, called The Evil Dead (1981). The film was the first in the Evil Dead franchise, and launched the careers of both Campbell and Raimi. Several of the aesthetic qualities found in Within the Woods later defined Raimi's films.

Quelle: Wikipedia(englisch)
Kinostart:1978
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Genre:Horrorfilm, Zombiefilm
Herstellungsland:Vereinigte Staaten
Originalsprache:Englisch
Farbe:Farbe
IMDB: 2
Regie:Sam Raimi
Drehbuch:Sam Raimi
Kamera:Ted Raimi
Schnitt:Sam Raimi
Musik:Joseph LoDuca
Produzent:Bruce Campbell
Sam Raimi
Robert G. Tapert
Darsteller:Bruce Campbell
Ellen Sandweiss
Scott Spiegel
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