When Animals Dream

When Animals Dream

Directed by Jonas Alexander Arnby

Marie is a shy teenage girl who lives in a sleepy Danish fishing community with her father and wheelchair-bound mother. Treated as an outsider by the other villagers, Marie feels isolated and alone. When Marie starts to exhibit a strange rash and other frightening physical changes, she searches for answers about her family’s past and the truth behind her mother’s affliction, vowing to embrace her burgeoning physical transformation. Notable for its similarities to GINGER SNAPS and LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, WHEN ANIMALS DREAM uses horror as a metaphor for puberty, identity and adolescence in this haunting tale.

Marie finds herself transforming in this affecting coming-of-age werewolf film from Denmark.

Cast: Sonja Richter, Jakob Oftebro, Lars Mikkelsen, Stig Hoffmeyer

Member Reviews

One of the only films where I didn't want the werewolf to win. Very slow paced which starts off as atmospheric but gradually becomes dull the further in you get. Cool effects though.

DarkHell
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1 month ago

A slow paced, haunting and rather sad coming-of-age horror film with a beautiful title sequence.

Gorezone
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1 month ago

Atmospheric slow burn. Not a bad thing. There was definitely some uncomfortable ableism, though.

Queer_Cryptid
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1 month ago

good storyline slow build up. ending was a disappointment

cellardweller69
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2 months ago

I like the movie a fait bit. Very nice -lot. Nice thought out production. Very impressed with the actors. I applaud the visual effects for the beautiful discrete transformation in a credible fashion of the blond werewolf. I truly enjoyed the movie with a different twist.

Inmyopinion
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2 months ago