The Company of Wolves - plot summary of the film.

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The Company of Wolves

Director: Neil Jordan

Production: Company Palace Productions. ITC Entertainment

Producers: Chris Brown Stephen. Woolley

Original stories: Angela Carter

Screenplay: Angela Carter. Neil Jordan

Cinematography: Bryan Loftus

The Company of Wolves is a 1984 gothic fantasy-horror film directed by Neil Jordan, and starring Sarah Patterson and Angela Lansbury.

The film is based on the werewolf story of the same name in 's short story collection The Bloody Chamber. Carter co-wrote the screenplay with director Neil Jordan, based on her own short story and her earlier adaptation of "The Company of Wolves" for radio.

The film starts of with a young girl named Rosaleen who has locked herself away in her bedroom fallen asleep wearing her sister’s lipstick. Her parents want to see her after coming back from shopping and her older sister attempts to get her out of her room by repetitively calling her a “pest” and this shows the sibling rivalry between the two.

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She then dreams that her sister is killed by a pack of wolves in the night and this is where the film begins. The dream takes place in the medieval era where she lives with her parents in a fairytale forest. After mourning her sister, she then stays the night at her grandmother’s where she gives her warnings “not to stray away from the path” and “to never trust a man whose eyebrows met”. She then tells her a story about a woman who married a travelling man.

The next day while gathering the laundry outside, ...

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