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Rodrigo Sorogoyen

The Beasts


A middle-aged French couple moves to a local village, seeking closeness with nature where their presence inflames two locals to the point of outright hostility and shocking violence.

  • Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • Main Cast: Denis Ménochet, Marina Foïs, Luis Zahera
  • Soundtrack: Olivier Arson
  • Cinematography: Alejandro de Pablo
  • Screenplay: Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Isabel Peña

Original title in Spain is As bestas.

  • Cinema Premiere: March 7, 2023

What do the critics think?


8 reviews of The Beasts (2022)

  • 1. Dagens Nyheter
    8 / 10

    Powerful and robust about village squabbles in the Spanish hit 'The Unwanted'

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  • 2. Sveriges Radio
    8 / 10

    The French-Spanish film "The Unwelcome" is about a French couple who settle in the Spanish countryside to cultivate and save abandoned houses.

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  • 3. Sydsvenskan
    8 / 10

    Nail biters on the Spanish pampas

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  • 4. Filmtopp
    8 / 10

    Grannsämjan reaches a new low-water mark in Rodrigo Sorogoyen's exceptionally captivating and low-key domestic thriller about a man who is no longer welcome in his own home.

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  • 5. Kulturbloggen
    8 / 10

    It's like several movies in one, which could become very confusing, but for me, the storytelling and the film's language and cinematography work. It hurts me, but at the same time, it sets off many reflections.

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  • 6. SVT
    8 / 10

    "The Unwelcome" is clearly both a well-acted and timely unnerving thriller.

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  • 7. Nöjesguiden
    6.6 / 10

    The unwanted ones is a very well-crafted film. A thriller for the connoisseurs.

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  • 8. Göteborgs-Posten
    6 / 10

    The drama 'The Unwelcome' is initially a nail-biter

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World-Wide Box Office Revenue

Box Office

The Beasts has earned a total of 10 254 177 dollars from cinemas across the world (the global box office).