almost 4 years
Story easily could have been told in half the time.
It's got it all werewolves, marital arts and tri-cornered hats
Brotherhood of the Wolf is a 2001 French film directed by Christophe Gans, starring Samuel Le Bihan and Mark Dacascos, and written by Gans and Stéphane Cabel. Its original title is Le Pacte des loups (in French)http://fr.wikipedia.org//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Pacte_des_loups which literally means "the pact of the wolves."
The film is loosely based on the book L'Innocence des loups ("The Innocence of the Wolves"), by the French zoologist Michel Louis, a study about a real-life series of killings that took place in France in the 18th century and the famous legend around the Beast of Gévaudan. Parts of the film were shot at Château de Roquetaillade. Despite being a historical drama film, it has anachronistic martial arts fight sequences; it also contains elements of erotica, mystery, horror, politics, romance, and fantasy.
This $29 million-budgeted film was an international box office success, grossing over $70 million in worldwide theatrical release. In the United States, the film also...