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Red Riding Hood (2003)

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This evocative chiller from director Giacomo Cimini follows the fortunes of a young 12yr-old girl named Jenny (Francesca). Abandoned in Rome by her careless mother, Jenny has to fend for ... See full summary »

Director:

Giacomo Cimini

Writers:

Andrew Benker (as Andrew K. Benker), Ovidio G. Assonitis (as Oliver Hellman)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Archebald Kathleen Archebald ... Rose McKenzie
Susanna Satta Susanna Satta ... Jennifer McKenzie (as Susan Satta)
Roberto Davide ... Tom Hunter (as Robert Purvis)
Marc Fiorini ... Giovanni Tagliavini
Justine Powell Justine Powell ... Arianna
Iaon Gunn Iaon Gunn ... The Beggar
Antonella Salvucci ... Maria, the dentists' lover
Remo Remotti Remo Remotti ... Francesco Scura
Fabio Sonnino Fabio Sonnino ... George
Simone Dipascasio Simone Dipascasio ... George
Marialuisa Tadei Marialuisa Tadei ... Tom's Girlfriend (as Maria Luisa Tadei)
Serena Alfieri Serena Alfieri ... The Killer
Devin McKinney Devin McKinney ... Jenny's Father
Arianna Iachetti Arianna Iachetti ... Jenny's Mother
Susanne Meurer Susanne Meurer ... The Interviewer
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Storyline

This evocative chiller from director Giacomo Cimini follows the fortunes of a young 12yr-old girl named Jenny (Francesca). Abandoned in Rome by her careless mother, Jenny has to fend for herself, with only her friend George (Simone) to help her. But their plans soon turn evil, with Jenny and George unleashing some diabolical activities on the citizens of the Italian city, with much bloodletting ensuing. Written by Jay scott Hillier

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Taglines:

Don't tell this tale to your kids!

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

KOA productions

Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

20 May 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Cappuccetto Rosso See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Jenny calls Tom, Tom picks up the phone which is not actually connected to anything (the jack socket is empty). See more »

Quotes

Jennifer McKenzie: Life was perfect. Until one day, a terrible day, something happened. One of those events that could turn your world upside down. I got an e-mail. And guess who it was from? Good old Windbag: my *grandmother*. She's coming to visit me. Out of the blue. What for, why now? And as usual, nothing but dramatic *bullshit* came out of her mouth.
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Connections

References Misery (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

FALLING DOWN
(T.Shaker - A.Molinari)
Performed by Yasemin Sannine
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I actually enjoyed it
30 January 2009 | by jimbob9210See all my reviews

This movie is actually pretty good. Alright, so its a b-movie horror, and this genre doesn't have the best track record, but this movie is something different. In fact, its one of the best b-movies I have ever seen. The movie creates its plot brilliantly. More so than many blockbusters actually. We find out the reasons for the character's actions early on, and throughout the film the audience is kept in a state of suspense. This is because not only is the plot created, it is maintained until the very end. Too often in bigger films have the writers/directors put a huge twist in the middle that leaves you lost, whereas this film creates just a few small ones, then delivers a huge one right at the end that allows you to make sense of it all. It is easy to follow. Special congratulations has to go to Kathleen Archebald who delivers a spectacular performance despite being so young (easily better than many actors, I should note.) All in all, this film is great, and puts a new, deadly spin on this tale and reinforces one fact- don't let your kids play with knives!


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