Dark Woods

Synopsis: The crew of the TV show "Real TV" with controlling boss Gunnar on the front line will soon begin production of a reality show for which participants are selected to survive in the wilderness. Gunnar has gathered a production team of four people: The friends Lasse and Per , the Swedish girl Elin and the new girl Sara. To test his new employees, Gunnar takes them to a log cabin where he used to spend summers as a kid. The cabin is located far away from civilisation, hidden in the dark, mysterious woods. The team has to make it through a weekend, finding food that nature has to offer, and neither cellular phones nor cigarettes are allowed. When Lasse and Per find a dead body in a lake near the cottage, the group is being tested. Gunnar is suggesting that they should continue the weekend without mentioning anything to Sara and Elin about what they found. But soon the team experiences some escalating incidents which lead to paranoia, accusations and mistrust.
Director(s): Pål Øie
  1 win & 2 nominations.
85 min

-What did you throw at me?

-What's this?

What the hell is this?


Holy sh*t!

Where did you find that?

I didn't put it there.


-Why did you leave?

-Do you have any cigarettes, Sara?

Where have you been?

What is it, Lasse?

Do you like it here, Elin?

Has something happened?

Gunnar was right.

We can't do anything. She's dead.

And your mom will be fine

alone for four days.

What's your problem?

Gunnar doesn't know

what he's doing.

There's something else out there.

What is this?


I put the dead bird

in her sleeping bag.

What is wrong with you?

Probably the most exciting thing

she's had in there for years.

It was a joke, Lasse.

You take everything so seriously!


Are you asleep?


What's going on?

This tree has irritated me for years.

It steals all the light.

-Shouldn't you be asleep?

-I can never sleep here.

Neither can we, with you

chopping away. Please stop.

To solve all your problems, you'd

have to chop down the entire forest.

Go to bed.

Per ...

I had just gotten the panties off

that girl in the video store.

Why can't we even

have cigarettes up here?

You don't smoke.

You don't have the same problem.

What's that sound?

Look out the window

and see who you're working for.

He's insane!

-How did you start working together?

-The long or the short version?

Long enough so I can fall asleep.

When I was 15 I had

had enough of my dad's new wife.

I ran away to Stockholm.

Got a job in a bar.

-He came by one night.

-You left home at 15?

He had just started a TV company

with his Swedish wife.


I asked if he had a job for me.

And he did.

If I had ''what it took''.

Tell me more.

Did you ... do anything special

to get the job?


Go to sleep.




Strip poker.


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