Male and females have been shown as well, with females having a large amount of head hair, whilst males have none at all. Juno, trying to prevent Holly's body from being dragged away, kills a crawler with her pickaxe but then, startled and in shock, accidentally strikes Beth through the neck. It premiered in the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and released on 4 August 2006 in the United States. In the series, it is implied they hunt above ground, shown by the dead Deer, Elk, Hog, Goat and other carcasses in Part 1, and Crawlers dragging dead animals into the caves at the end of part 2. [26] Rene Rodriguez of The Miami Herald thought that the film devolved into a guessing game of who would survive, though he praised Marshall's "nightmare imagery" for generating scares that work better than other horror films. Sarah then encounters a group of crawlers and manages to kill them all, falling into a blood-filled pond in the process and emerging covered in blood. The Descent - Descent Crawler Bust by The Descent bei | Günstiger Preis | Kostenloser Versand ab 29€ für ausgewählte Artikel "Crawlers" are a human subspecies that adapted perfectly to their cave environment. Juno is seen talking intimately with Paul by Beth. August 2009 auf dem Fantasy Filmfest in Berlin … They take it up to 11 in the first few minutes and then simply can't keep it up. "[25], Manohla Dargis of The New York Times described The Descent as "one of the better horror entertainments of the last few years", calling it "indisputably and pleasurably nerve-jangling". The Descent 3 cast by smartass97 | created - 08 Aug 2012 | updated - 08 Aug 2012 | Public A group of friends go hiking in the cave (from the previous films)they notice Elen alive (from the second film) and is killed by a crawler the girls scream and run, the girls must find a way to escape. The Descent premiered at the Edinburgh horror film festival Dead by Dawn on 6 July 2005. The cake's fire is shown to actually be her torch. Filmmakers kept the crawler design hidden from the actresses until they were revealed in the scenes in which the characters encountered the creatures, to allow for natural tension. The Descent opened in cinemas in the United Kingdom on 8 July 2005. Director Marshall said on the Region 2 DVD commentary that it was possible that she went slightly insane in the darkness of the cave (a "descent into madness") and imagined the crawlers and killed her friends. This is a brief glimpse of one crawler and his human. "[9], The crawlers were designed by Paul Hyett, a makeup and prosthetics creator. The website's critical consensus states, "Deft direction and strong performances from its all-female cast guide The Descent, a riveting, claustrophobic horror film". "[33], The Descent was released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 26, 2006.[34][35]. Afraid, Sarah runs and falls down a hole, where she is knocked unconscious. Blood Baths, Crawlers, and the Dual Meaning Behind ‘The Descent’ [Butcher Block] Published. Beth collapses with Juno's pendant in her hand and begs Juno not to leave her, but a traumatized Juno flees. They've lost their eyesight, they have acute hearing and smell and function perfectly in the pitch black. Actress Natalie Mendoza said of the effect, "When the moment came, I nearly wet my pants! The Descent Part 2 featured Sarah sacrificing herself to the "crawlers" so Deputy Rios could survive. According to Hyett, "Jon wanted them more viciously feral, inbred, scarred and deformed, with rows of sharklike teeth for ripping flesh." [Director Neil] Marshall had a number of endings in mind when he shot the film, so he was open [to making a switch]." "Crawlers" are a human subspecies that adapted perfectly to their cave environment. One year later, Juno, Sarah, Beth, Sam and Rebecca are reunited at a cabin in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, USA. Rodriguez also noted the attempt to add dimension to the female characters but felt that the actresses were unable to perform. [13] Douglas Tseng of The Straits Times also noted that the crawlers looked similar to Gollum, being a cross between the creature and the vampiric Reapers from Blade II. The Descent was originally scheduled to be released in the United Kingdom by November 2005 or February 2006, but The Cave began filming six months before its competitor. [23] By comparison, Metacritic calculated an average score of 71 out of 100 from 30 reviews. Crawler Bust (The Descent): Produkt: Büste Thema: The Descent Größe: 16,5cm (6,5") hoch Gewicht: 1,2 kg Material: Kunstharz Verpackung: Box Limitierung: 1000 A relatively low-budget horror film that redefined the genre for hardcore fans in 2005, The Descent stands … Exterior scenes were filmed at Ashridge Park, Hertfordshire, and in Scotland. In the American cut, Sarah escapes from the cave and sees Juno, but the film does not cut back to the cave. Wallpaper of The Descent - Crawler for fans of The Descent 16322654 Marshall cited the films The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Thing, and Deliverance as influences in establishing tension in The Descent. Then, when it couldn't get any worse, make it worse. -- Sexual Content --Series. Sarah falls down a hole and is knocked unconscious. Das Brettspiel setzt dabei auf eine App-Unterstützung sowie auf unzählige Miniaturen und 3D-Gelände. "[4] Marshall also said at the 63rd Venice International Film Festival that he was inspired by Italian horror films of the past, in particular, those by Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci. On the drive back to their hotel, Paul is distracted, causing a collision. Ausverkauft. The director included mothers and children in the colony of creatures, defining his vision, "It is a colony and I thought that was far more believable than making them the classic monsters. The director was initially wary of being typecast as a horror film director, although he eventually agreed to make The Descent, emphasizing, "They are very different films. Sarah awakens in the cave after her hallucination of her escape. I wanted to have this very feral, very primal species living underground, but I wanted to make them human. Exterior scenes were filmed in Scotland, and interior scenes were filmed in sets built at Pinewood Studios, near London. Defying convention, Marshall cast all women, and to avoid making them clichéd, he solicited basic advice from his female friends. Elsewhere, Juno, Sam and Rebecca are pursued by a large group of crawlers. The distributor's marketing chief, Anna Butler, said of the new approach, "We changed tack to concentrate on the women involved all standing together and fighting back. Holly, thinking she sees sunlight, runs ahead, but falls down a hole and breaks her leg. "[15] The crawlers are sexually dimorphic, with males being completely bald, whilst females sport thick dark hair on their heads. Dargis applauded the claustrophobic atmosphere of the film, though she perceived sexual overtones in the all-female cast with their laboured breathing and sweaty clothing. A sequel, titled The Descent Part 2, directed by the first film's editor Jon Harris, was released in 2009. Meanwhile, Sarah encounters Beth, who tells her that Juno wounded then abandoned her. He explained the difference, "The women discuss how they feel about the situation, which the soldiers in Dog Soldiers would never have done." I was running around afterwards, laughing in this hysterical way and trying to hide the fact that I was pretty freaked out. Click here to start a new topic. After pausing to recover her strength, she runs to her vehicle and speeds off. Like some species of microbats, they are blind, but use sound to hunt. I’m running with the idea that the last of the female crawlers was killed while fighting with the humans that were sent to rescue Juno and now the male crawlers are forced to find other means to carry on their vicious legacy. The next day, they hike up to a cave entrance and descend. "Metacritic 2008 Film Critic Top Ten Lists 2006", "00's Retrospect: Bloody Disgusting's Top 20 Films of the Decade...Part 4", Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2020, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1st – Bravo's 13 Even Scarier Movie Moments, This page was last edited on 31 December 2020, at 03:54. [14] David Germain of the Associated Press noted of the crawlers, "[They] have evolved to suit their environment—eyes blind because of the darkness in which they dwell, skin slimy and gray, ears batlike to channel their super-hearing. After traveling through the caves, they arrive at the feeding pit, which is full of Crawlers. Meagan Navarro. In the film, the women encounter underground creatures referred to as crawlers by the production crew. Due to these events there was some initial concern that the film's release might have been delayed out of sensitivity for the tragedy but Pathé ultimately chose to release the film on schedule, with a slightly retooled advertising campaign; however, the US promotional campaign managed by Lionsgate Films was significantly different from the original European version. FanTheory. She pulls over to the side of the road and breaks down in tears. Pathé also distributed the new versions to TV and radio stations. The Descent features vicious cave-dwelling creatures referred to as Crawlers. Production of The Descent competed with a big-budget American film that had a similar premise, The Cave. Butcher Block is … The film follows six women who, having entered a cave system, struggle to survive against the humanoid creatures inside. [16], The skull of women motif used in some advertising material is based on Philippe Halsman's In Voluptas Mors photograph.[17]. Based on 177 reviews collected by Rotten Tomatoes, it received an 85% "Certified Fresh" overall approval rating with an average rating of 7.35/10. The group reaches a chasm and Sam tries to climb across, but she encounters a crawler scaling the ceiling. Details; Porto; Anfrage . The crawlers, designed by Paul Hyett (Attack the Block, Doomsday), are albino cave-dwelling, devolved humanoids who hunt down the films female antagonists one-by-one. Craig Conway portrayed one of the film's crawlers, Scar. She smiles at this. They're expert climbers, so they can go up any rock face and that is their world." [10] Production designer Simon Bowles said that the crawler design had started out as "wide-eyed and more creature-like", but the design shifted toward a more human appearance. [24] On its debut weekend in the US, The Descent opened with a three-day gross of $8.8 million, and finished with $26,005,908. The crawlers reappear in The Descent: Part 2 (2009), a sequel by Jon Harris with the first film's director Neil Marshall as executive producer. Beth gives her Juno's pendant, which Sarah recognizes as a gift from Paul, and realizes that Juno had an affair with Paul before his death. Directed by Neil Marshall. [22] The London bombings in the same month was reported to have affected the box office performance of The Descent. In Deutschland wurde der Film am 24. November 2005 und hatte ca. The film received limited releases in other European countries. [21] The film opened commercially to the public in the UK on 10 July 2005, showing on 329 screens and earned £2.6 million. "[3] Marshall decided to cast only women in the main roles, going against the original plan for a mixed cast, due to his belief that women were underrepresented in the horror genre. The film received positive reviews and was a box-office success, grossing $57.1 million against a £3.5 million budget. A charnel house was designed for the crawlers as well as a set that the crew called the "Crawler Crapper". Total worldwide box office receipts are $57,051,053. Director Neil Marshall described them as "Cavemen that never left the caves". : Put new text under old text. "[6] [30] The Descent placed at number 39 on their top 100 list. Or for years, it seems. The Descent 's scares come by means of creatures referred to as Crawlers. Er entstand unter der Regie und nach einem Drehbuch von Neil Marshall, der auch schon 2002 den Thriller Dog Soldiers verfilmte. ; Foil: To Beth.Beth is Sarah's kind best friend who protected and supported her throughout her all-consuming grief over her husband and daughter. In Deutschland startete der Film am 10. Sarah, Juno, and Ellen all team up against the crawlers. After killing almost all of them, Junos Stomach is ripped open by a brute Crawler, ending her life. Reviews credited Bowles: e.g., "Bowles' beautifully designed cave sets conjure a world of subterranean darkness. वॉलपेपर of The Descent - Crawler for प्रशंसकों of The Descent 16322654 ...When it was released in July [2005], this claustrophobic story of six women who stumble across something nasty on a caving trip got arguably the best reviews of any Brit pic this year. The Descent Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Image of Deleted Scene 06 - "Crawler" for Fans of The Descent 16396517 Lionsgate marketing chief Tim Palen said, "It's a visceral ride, and by the time you get to the ending you're drained. As the others help Holly, Sarah wanders off and observes a pale, humanoid creature drinking at a pool before it scampers away. The film's theatrical distributor in the UK, Pathé, recalled the posters from their placement in the London Underground and reworked the campaign to exclude the word "terror" from advertised reviews of The Descent. Simon Bowles designed the maze of caves for The Descent. She sits up to see Jessica sitting across from her holding a birthday cake. We wanted to show all these terrible things in the cave: dark, drowning, claustrophobia. "[12], The crawlers reappear in The Descent Part 2, a sequel by Jon Harris with the first film's director Neil Marshall as executive producer. Ask questions, get answers [10], Rene Rodriguez of The Miami Herald described the crawlers as "blind, snarling cave-dwellers, looking much like Gollum's bigger kin". For the sequel, Hyett improved the camouflaging ability of the crawlers' skin tones to deliver better scares. I didn't want to make them aliens because humans are the scariest things. The cave was built at Pinewood because filmmakers considered it too dangerous and time-consuming to shoot in an actual cave. The August 4, 2006 issue of Entertainment Weekly reported that the ending was trimmed because American viewers did not like its "uber-hopeless finale". Shannon Lewis May 3, 2020. 10 Horror Movies To … Because the filmmakers considered it too dangerous and time-consuming to shoot in an actual cave, interior scenes were filmed on sets built at Pinewood Studios near London designed by Simon Bowles. The film follows six women who, having entered a cave system, struggle to survive against the humanoid creatures inside. Marshall described the crawlers as cavemen who have stayed underground. Trying to silently sneak past them, they accidentally make a sound, which causes the final fight to safety. Paul and Jessica are killed, but Sarah survives. Actress Natalie Mendoza said of the effect, "When the moment came, I nearly wet my pants! Juno locates Sam and Rebecca, the former of which informs the group the crawlers are blind and rely on sound to hunt. This is not a forum for general discussion of the article's subject. On their way back from whitewater rafting with her friends Juno and Beth; Sarah, along with her husband Paul and their daughter Jessica, are involved in a car accident when Paul is distracted. Holly is killed when a crawler attacks and bites through her throat. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. However, considering Ed dragged Rios to the cave entrance in Part 2, it is quite plausible that he hunts for them and leaves the prey at the cave entrance. That seemed to chime with the prevailing mood of defiance that set in the weekend after the bombs. The director elaborated, "We really wanted to ramp up the tension slowly, unlike all the American horror films you see now. A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. The Cave Crawlers are naked humanoid creatures with mottled, pale skin, pointed ears, and noses like those of vampire bats. The Descent features underground creatures, known as crawlers, which could certainly make the creepy movie monster hall of fame, but one theory suggests the movie’s real killer lies in its protagonist, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) instead. Das Drehbuch zum Film verfassten J. Blackeson, James McCarty und James Watkins. Sarah awakens to find herself in a den of human and animal carcasses, witnessing Holly's body being mauled and eaten by a group of crawlers. For the sequel, Hyett improved the camouflaging ability of the crawlers' skin tones to deliver better scares. During the making of the first film the director barred the film's all-female cast from seeing the actors in full crawler make-up until their first appearance on screen. Welcome! After the group moves through a narrow passage, it collapses behind them, trapping them. ; Action Girl: Rises quickly against the Crawler threat compared to the others. Filmmakers originally planned for the cast to be both male and female, but Neil Marshall's business partner realized that horror films rarely have all-female casts. The Descent 2 – Die Jagd geht weiter ist ein britischer Horror-Thriller aus dem Jahr 2009. Juno tells them about the markings she discovered, but she will not leave without Sarah. [19] Many commentators, including writers for Variety and The Times, remarked on the rather unfortunate coincidence. I've done the math on the Crawlers. With Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder. Juno encounters Sarah and lies to her about seeing Beth die. They have small eyes, sharp teeth, and no hair. The skin was originally phosphorescent in appearance, but the effect was too bright and reflective in the darkened set, so the adjustment was made for them to blend in shadows. While in the cave, Juno apologizes to Sarah for not being there for her after the accident, but Sarah is distant. Juno discovers cave markings that point to a specific path through the caves. The filmmakers of The Descent decided to release their film before The Cave, so they fast-tracked production to be completed by the end of February 2005.[4]. Fantasy Flight Games hat mit Descent: Legends of the Dark einen neuen Dungeon-Crawler aus der Reihe angekündigt. Later, the group comes across a den of animal bones and is suddenly attacked by a creature known as a "crawler." The Crawlers in The Descent acted out of defensive self-preservation. Set pieces were reused with care, and filmmakers sought to limit lighting to the sources the characters bring with them into the cave, such as helmet lights.[4]. As the group presses forward with hopes of finding an exit, they discover aged climbing equipment and a cave painting that suggests an exit exists. Sarah then strikes Juno in the leg with a pickaxe and leaves her to die as a rabid swarm of crawlers approaches. Here's a break down of the terrifying monsters' origin. The ending is featured on DVD as an "unrated cut" in the United States. The film's marketing campaign in the United Kingdom was disrupted by the London bombings in July 2005. Jetzt wollte ich mal fragen was ihr davon haltet. Filming took place in the United Kingdom. [4], The cast included Shauna Macdonald as Sarah, Natalie Mendoza as Juno, Alex Reid as Beth, Saskia Mulder as Rebecca, MyAnna Buring as Sam, Nora-Jane Noone as Holly, Oliver Milburn as Paul, and Molly Kayll as Jessica. [7], Director Neil Marshall first chose to have a dark cave as the setting for his horror film The Descent then decided to add the element of the crawlers, describing them as "something that could get the women, something human, but not quite". Juno, Sarah and Beth are whitewater rafting in Scotland. The camera slowly backs out as the crawlers are heard closing in on Sarah, revealing that she dreamt of her escape and that she is still trapped in the cave. [11] The director barred the film's cast from seeing the actors in full crawler make-up until their first appearance on screen. A sequel to The Descent was filmed at Ealing Studios in London during 2008 and was released on December 2, 2009 in the UK. The Descent is a 2005 British horror film written and directed by Neil Marshell The film follows six women who, having entered an unmapped cave system, become trapped, and are hunted by subterranean flesh-eating humanoids.. Er entstand unter der Regie von Jon Harris, der damit sein Debüt als Regisseur feierte und bereits im ersten Teil für den Schnitt zuständig war. Art.Nr. January 6, 2020. The Crawlers are presented as apex predators, who leave the caves at night to hunt. ; New to Wikipedia? Holly, Juno'… I was running … The Descent offers little explanation for the creatures, but an origin for the species has … "[29] In the early 2010s, Time Out conducted a poll with several authors, directors, actors and critics who have worked within the horror genre to vote for their top horror films. After defeating a group of crawlers close to the exit, Sarah confronts Juno, revealing the pendant and her knowledge of Beth as well as the affair with Paul. Brynne Ramella May 1, 2020. [31], Lawrence Toppman of The Charlotte Observer thought a weakness of The Descent was the failure of the writer to explain the evolution of the creature, though he said, "Their clicking and howling, used for echolocation and communication, makes them more alien; this otherness gives humans permission to mutilate them without seeming too disgusting to be sympathetic. Male and females have been shown as well, with females having a … He wrote, "This is the fresh, exciting summer movie I've been wanting for months. on. When Sarah awakens, she clambers up a slope covered in bones and escapes the cave. پیپر وال of The Descent - Crawler for شائقین of The Descent 16322654 By. "[32] Michael Wilmington of the Chicago Tribune thought that the crawlers should have been left out of the film, believing, "Watching those gray, slithering beings chasing and biting the women makes it hard to maintain any suspension of disbelief. Crawlers originally had pure white skin, but the look was adjusted to seem grubbier. After a truck passes her, she opens the window, leans out, and vomits. Upon re-entering the car, she sees a hallucination of Juno sitting next to her and screams. Sarah's husband Paul and their daughter Jessica wave and cheer from the bank. Juno is last heard screaming as Sarah escapes. [5], While The Descent is set in North America, the film was shot entirely in the United Kingdom. The film had twenty-one cave sets, built by Rod Vass and his company Armordillo Ltd. using a unique system of polyurethane sprayed rock that was developed for this production. 1 year ago . Rebecca is then dragged away and eaten alive as Juno escapes. [2], Roger Ebert's editor, Jim Emerson, reviewed the film for Ebert's column whilst Ebert was on leave due to surgery, giving it four out of four stars. Even after that scene, we never really felt comfortable with them. Ultimately, The Descent is the purest kind of horror film – ruthless, unforgiving, showing no mercy. : GG10071. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Crawler (The Descent) redirect. The Descent is a 2005 British adventure horror film written and directed by Neil Marshall. When Neil Marshall's film Dog Soldiers (2002) was a moderate success, the director received numerous requests to direct other horror films.

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