Wendigo is a 2001 American independent psychological horror film written and directed by Larry Fessenden, starring Patricia Clarkson and Jake Weber. The film concerns a photographer, George, and his family who experience the presence of a dark force in a cabin during their wintry weekend at upstate New York while being stalked by a local hunter after accidentally hitting a deer on the road. Meanwhile, George's son, Miles, begins to have vivid hallucinations of the legendary Wendigo, who he believes to be responsible for the dark forces.
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|Directed by||Larry Fessenden|
|Written by||Larry Fessenden|
|Produced by||Jeffrey Levy-Hinte|
Erik Per Sullivan
|Edited by||Larry Fessenden|
|Music by||Michelle DiBucci|
Glass Eye Pix
|Distributed by||Magnolia Pictures|
The film was produced by Antidote Films and Glass Eye Pix, and was distributed by Magnolia Pictures. It was released to theatres on January 23, 2001, for a limited time, and received mixed reviews by critics. The film was not a major box office attraction and bombed as it scored $1,107 on opening weekend.