The Company of Wolves

Fri 3 May 2019


Programmed as part of Stirling Women's Aid Film Takeover.

You Choose: £4.50 / £6.50 / £8.50

Wolves and werewolves lurk throughout the dreams of young Rosaleen (Sarah Patterson), who imagines that she must journey through a dark forest to live with her grandmother (Angela Lansbury). When Rosaleen meets a rugged hunter in the woods, she discovers that she has an animal-like attraction to him, leading to a macabre turn of events. The lupine-centric film also features stories within the main tale, told by both Rosaleen and her grandma, all of which have a supernatural bent.

Join us for a post-screening discussion with Dr Inés Ordiz:
Dr. Inés Ordiz is Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies at the University of Stirling. She holds a PhD in Modern Languages from the University of León (Spain), with a specialization in Comparative Pan-American Gothic literature.

Programmed by Stirling Women's Aid: 
'This choice was inspired by conversations about women as forces of nature, as storytellers, and human beings whose sexuality is not to be feared, ignored, or taken advantage of. The group noticed that women were often likened to animals in ways that diminished them - hen, chick, fox, chicken nugget! This film was programmed as a celebration of the strength of women.'

Other films programmed by Stirling Women's Aid: Me Without You, Maeve, Dream Girls & Shinjuku Boys (Kim Longinotto Double Bill)

Directed By
Neil Jordan
Year Made
UK 1984

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