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The Woodsman

Fortnight 2004, Feature film, 1h27


After twelve years in prison, Walter returns to his hometown to try and start a new life. He lands a job in a woodyard, meets Vickie. But it is up to Walter to overcome what has plagued him for years. And even if he means well, under the scrutinizing eye of Mary Kay, the secretary, and Detective Lucas. One wrong move could cost him everything.


Nicole Kassell

Nicole Kassell makes her feature directing debut with The Woodsman. Kassell is a recent graduate of NYU’s Tisch School’s graduate film program, where she wrote, produced and directed three short films. Jaime won the 1999 DGA Best female student Filmmaker Award, and her thesis film, The Green Hour, was honored with the Warner Bros. Pictures Film Production Award and was an official selection of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. The Woodsman screenplay took first prize in 2001 Slamdance.

Benjamin Bratt
Kevin Bacon
Kyra Sedgwick

Nicole Kassell, Steven Fechter adapté de la pièce de Steven Fechter

Xavier Perez Grobet

Tom Varga

Brian A. Kates, Lisa Fruchtman

Nathan Larson

Set decoration
Stephen Beatrice

Production : Lee Daniels Entertainment 39 West 131 st Street NY 10037, New york États-Unis Tél : +1 646 548 0930 fax : +1 646 548 9883 ventes à l’étranger : Lees Daniels Entertainment presse : France : François Guerrar assisté d’Anaïs Lelong mob : +33 (0)6 18 41 82 54 mob : +33 (0)6 23 24 08 90 International : Jeanne Berney P&F Communications 210 East 86th Street, Suite 203 New York, NY 10028 États-Unis tél: +1 212.861.2100 fax: +1 212.249.1849


Prix Art et Essai – CICAE,Prix GRAS SAVOYE (musique de film)