• Wendigo (2002)


Release Date: February 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: December 17th, 2002

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

A blue Volvo makes its way through the fading light this chilly winter evening in upstate New York. Kim (Patricia Clarkson), George (Jake Weber) and their 8-year-old son, Miles (Erik Per Sullivan), are city dwellers stealing a weekend away at a friend's country farmhouse. But a fluke accident sets off a chain of events that alters their lives forever and conjures up the ferocious spirit of the Wendigo, a Native American myth made manifest in Miles' imagination.

Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, Erik Per Sullivan, John Speredakos, Brian Delate

Director: Larry Fessenden

Genres: Horror

Production Co: ContentFilm

Distributors: Magnolia Films

Keywords: 2000s, Son, Tense, Escape, Small town, Mother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The ending doesn't work, as I've said, but most of the movie works so well I'm almost recommending it, anyway -- maybe not to everybody, but certainly to people with a curiosity about how a movie can go very right, and then step wrong. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    A smart and scary voyage into the uncanny realm where hard realities,mind-spinning myths, and hallucinatory visions blur. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    The intriguing elements never quite coalesce into a consequential whole; we leave this yuppie nightmare feeling both unsettled and unsatisfied.

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