Set in the near-future, Into the Forest focuses on the relationship between two teenaged sisters as they struggle to survive the collapse of society. In many ways . Into the Forest is a Canadian drama film written and directed by Patricia Rozema. The film is based on the book written by Jean Hegland published in Apocalyptic tale of sisters surviving in a forest in northern California.

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Maybe I’ll go through my um my sister’s copy with a highlighter and scratch out every time “You’re your own person” is written. On the other hand, Nell was more needy. In so doing, Nell and Eva begin to sow crops, can food, and hunt and gather from the forest around them, just as local Indians did many years before. For our grandchildren or something.

And even if it only decreases by a fraction, the fact that this book jdan at all changed my habits is a testament to the quality and insight of its’ content. This is particularly frustrating because, in order to imagine her feminist pagan utopia, Hegland feels the need to “evolve” the sisters along traditional foresr lines, with one receding into the standard female role while the other ‘rises’ to the occasion to become the provider, jesn, problem solver.


Now I wonder, was it really worth finishing? Their arrival into adulthood, however, forces them to reexamine their place in the world and their relationship to the land and each other. Later, after night had fallen and the house was dark except for the glow of bulbs on the Christmas tree, Mother would light the candles of the nativity carousel, and we would spend a quiet moment standing together before it, watching the shepherds, wise men, and angels circle around the little holy family.

Into the Forest

Set in the near-future, Into the Forest is a powerfully imagined novel that focuses on the relationship between two teenage sisters living alone in their Northern California forest home. Aug 02, Julie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sep 22, Charlotte B. Swipes your v-card and then you continue the dirty but magically don’t get pregnant?

Traumatized, Eva lays in bed and refuses to eat. Dec 30, With intk gas for the truck, the girls and their father are unable to return to town and the girls lose the connections they had made over the summer. Page intp Paris.

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There are no piles of presents, no long-distance phone calls from great-aunts and second cousins, no Christmas carols. View all 10 comments. If this froest to happen, I am sure that I would not survive.


It isn’t until their mother dies that they start to leave the house, visiting town once a week. No neighbors for four miles, and no town for thirty-two. It was loaded, and it exploded, higher than yonder star. View all 13 comments.

The writing was so beautiful and the descriptions were gorgeous and haunting and made the characters and images leap off the page. Even the fact that it takes place in the forest gives it more of an Into the Woods vibe, visually and thematically, than, say, a Mad Max one. Recommended to Lisa by: Forum Mirose — Roanne.

Vorest continues to dance without music, convinced that once order is restored she will join a dance troupe in a hean city.

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There is no turkey, no plum pudding, no stroll to the bridge hebland our parents, no Messiah. As of now, their future is wide open. She stays in the same spot. It is currently a movie directed by Ellen Page, airing June 3, The ending is neither happy nor sad.