The Clearing (2004)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Matt Craven FBI Agent Ray Fuller
Wendy Crewson Louise Miller
Willem Dafoe Arnold Mack
Helen Mirren Eileen Hayes
Alessandro Nivola Tim Hayes
Larry Pine Tom Finch
Robert Redford Wayne Hayes
Elizabeth Ruscio Cindy Mack
Melissa Sagemiller Jill Hayes
Diana Scarwid Eva Finch
Movie Details
Genre Drama; Thriller
Director Pieter Jan Brugge
Producer Pieter Jan Brugge; Jonah Smith
Writer Pieter Jan Brugge; Justin Haythe
Studio 20th Century Fox
Language English
Audience Rating R
Running Time 91 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 6.1
Dutch film producer Pieter Jan Brugge makes his directorial debut with the dramatic thriller The Clearing. Affluent executive Wayne Hayes (Robert Redford) and his lovely wife, Eileen (Helen Mirren), live in a beautiful home in Pittsburg. One day, Wayne is kidnapped by disgruntled employee Arnold Mack (Willem Dafoe). He is then held for ransom in a forest. Meanwhile, Eileen is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper. Alessandro Nivola and Melissa Sagemiller star as the two grown Hayes children. Matt Craven plays FBI Agent Ray Fuller. The Clearing premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. — Andrea LeVasseur
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 13
Collection Status In Collection
Links All Movie Guide
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Dual layer
UPC 024543152484
Release Date 11/9/2004
Subtitles English; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Surround
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Director, Film Editor, and Screenwriter Commentary
Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary
Full-Length Screenplay