Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood are learning how to work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world in their upcoming sci-fi film, ‘Into the Forest.’ The drama, in which the actresses play sisters who once led serene lives, is set to be released theatrically this Friday by A24.
In addition to Page and Wood, the sci-fi drama also stars Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie, Michael Eklund and Wendy Crewson. ‘Into the Forest,’ which is based on the Jean Hegland’s 1996 novel of the same name, was written and directed by Patricia Rozema. In addition to acting in the movie, Page also served as a producer with Niv Fichman and Aaron L. Gilbert.
A24 has released the following synopsis for ‘Into the Forest’:
Set in the near future, this riveting and suspenseful apocalyptic drama follows two sisters, Nell (Page) and Eva (Wood) who live in the Pacific Northwest with their kindly father, Robert (Rennie). Nell is focused on her studies and Eva is training to be a dancer, but their peaceful lives are disrupted one day by what turns out to be a continent-wide blackout. Whereas at first the family bond together and try to make the most of their difficult circumstances, as time gone on, the challenges become more serious. In the wake of a shocking and violent confrontation that Robert has with a menacing passerby, the sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world.
Check out the poster for ‘Into the Forest’ below.
Written by: Karen Benardello