Put simply, I cant remember a year (in my moderate time of film writing) in which an entirely alternate, albeit […]
Can you believe it has been 14 years since Ginger Snaps? Fourteen! I guess more than enough time has passed to make room for another tale of teenage angst and lycanthropy. That is, a tale that doesn’t involve Stephenie Meyer and one that knows how to delicately balance the two while being entertaining, thoughtful and never heavy-handed. So welcome with me When Animals Dream, a Danish thriller from Jonas Alexander Arnby that gets the job done in surprising and pleasing ways. There’s not a whole lot of new ground being broken here, but the film presents a beautiful-looking backdrop and introduces more of a “classic Universal monsters” tone than one would expect.
The Danish werewolf film we first told you about last fall, When Animals Dream, has found at home at Radius-TWC. The film is said to be a mix between Carrie and Let the Right One In.
Jonas Arnby directs and is currently in post-production on When Animals Dream; Sonia Suhl, Lars Mikkelsen, Sonja Richter and Jakob Oftebro star.