• We Are What We Are (2013)

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We Are What We Are

Release Date: September 27th, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 7th, 2014

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

The Parkers, reclusive people who cling to ancient customs, find their secret lives threatened when a torrential downpour and the death of the family matriarch forces daughters Iris and Rose to assume special responsibilities.

Cast: Ambyr Childers, Odeya Rush, Kelly McGillis, Wyatt Russell, Julia Garner, Michael Parks, Bill Sage, Nick Damici

Director: Jim Mickle

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Horror

Production Co: Belladonna Productions LLC

Keywords: Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 85
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    Mickle and co-writer Nick Damici gutted Grau's story to the bone. And they not only built something entirely new on that skeleton — they managed to equal and in many ways surpass the dark, bloody beauty of their source material. show more

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film is that rare modern horror movie that doesn’t simply fabricate its scares with the standard bag of postproduction tricks. Instead it builds them via a bracing command of traditional suspense tools... This is polished film craft. show more

  • 78
    Scott WoldPaste Magazine

    When it adheres to this storytelling maxim, Jim Mickle’s gender-flipped remake of Jorge Michel Grau’s well-received 2010 horror flick, We Are What We Are, is a powerfully expressed, atmospheric gem. If only it didn’t flinch from time to time, seemingly unable to resist the temptation to make sure the audience “gets it.” show more

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