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After the huge financial and cultural success of the Oscar-winning documentary Woodstock (1970); filmmaker and political activist Michael Wadleigh spent many years in Hollywood writing ... See full summary »


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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Tom Noonan ... Himself
Richard Stanley ... Himself
Garrett Brown ... Himself
Michael Wadleigh Michael Wadleigh ... Himself
Mike Medavoy ... Himself
Rupert Hitzig ... Himself
Bob Badami ... Himself
Steven Felder ... Himself
Paul Sylbert Paul Sylbert ... Himself
Tom Priestley Jr. Tom Priestley Jr. ... Himself
David Chapman David Chapman ... Himself
Jonathan Rosenbaum Jonathan Rosenbaum ... Himself
Robert Blalack ... Himself
Andrew London Andrew London ... Himself
Michael Ginsburg Michael Ginsburg ... Himself


After the huge financial and cultural success of the Oscar-winning documentary Woodstock (1970); filmmaker and political activist Michael Wadleigh spent many years in Hollywood writing scripts that were never produced. However, Wolfen (1981), loosely based on Whitley Strieber's bestselling book was green-lit by Orion Pictures in 1979. Wadleigh would never complete another major motion picture again. This is the story of that film, but it is also a very real story on the world we live in today. Thoughtful, tragic, lyrical and eerily prophetic, Wolfen is a film awaiting rediscovery. Written by Stewart Buck, Bucks Green Films

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Wolfen started principal photography in October 1979 and wasn't finished until shortly before its July 1981 premiere in the U.S. Due to the legal case of director rights (the longest directors guild case up to that point), the film suffered massive delays after Wadleigh left the film in December of 1980 and was completed by the producers and director John D. Hancock filming inserts. See more »

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