By Alexandre FRANCHI

DARCLIGHT FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Action/Adventure - Completed 2009

A medieval reenactment game turns into a Shakespearean tragedy when a non-player crashes the event to win back his girlfriend.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Thriller
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alexandre FRANCHI
    • Writer(s)
    • Mark KRUPA, Alexandre FRANCHI
    • Producer(s)
    • Karen MURPHY
    • Synopsis
    • Winner, Best Canadian First Feature Film at Toronto International Film Festival 2009
      In a dark forest a battle rages between the power-hungry Celts, the
      rampaging Vikings, the secretive wood elves and a mysterious shaman. But in the heat of battle, disaster strikes… someone breaks character, the one unforgiveable transgression in this elaborate game of make believe.
      Looking for his girlfriend, ERIK (Ricky Mabe) enters this live action role playing game but his refusal to play by its rules sets fantasy and reality on a deadly collision course.
      The thrilling, keenly authentic debut feature by Alexandre Franchi, THE WILD HUNT captures the all consuming, immersive culture of costume play, its seductive lure of adopting another identity, and the modern yearning for ritual.
    • Partners & financing
    • Toronto 2009
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