The Clearing

The Clearing (2004)

  • Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2004-07-02
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 116 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mediastream Dritte Film GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
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When affluent executive Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.

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  • Robert Redford

    as Wayne Hayes
  • Helen Mirren

    as Eileen Hayes
  • Willem Dafoe

    as Arnold Mack
  • Alessandro Nivola

    as Tim Hayes
  • Matt Craven

    as Agent Ray Fuller
  • Melissa Sagemiller

    as Jill Hayes
  • Wendy Crewson

    as Louise Miller
  • Larry Pine

    as Tom Finch
  • Diana Scarwid

    as Eva Finch
  • Gwen McGee

    as Agent Kathleen Duggan
  • Elizabeth Ruscio

    as Cindy Mack
  • Sarah Koskoff

    as Lane Hayes
  • Graciela Marin

    as Graciela
  • Geoff McKnight

    as John Dewitt
  • Mike Pniewski

    as Detective Kyle Woodward
  • Tom Arcuragi

    as Mr. Schmidt
  • Audrey Wasilewski

    as Lisa
  • Peter Gannon

    as Agent Elkins
  • Jacqi Loewy

    as Agent Crew
  • Matt Miller

    as Another Agent
  • Mark Emery Moore

    as Agent Sullivan
  • Joel Nunley

    as Waiter
  • Ted Manson

    as Robert Gidden
  • Sarah E. Spencer

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Jackie Goldston

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • William Kania

    as Subway Patron (uncredited)
  • John Yost

    as FBI Agent (uncredited)
  • Nathan Wright

    as Airport Passenger (uncredited)
  • Mark Golik

    as Convention attendee (uncredited)
  • John W. Iwanonkiw

    as FBI Driver (uncredited)
Directing Pieter Jan Brugge Director
Writing Justin Haythe Screenplay
Production Pieter Jan Brugge Producer
Production Jonah Smith Producer
Production Palmer West Producer
Sound Craig Armstrong Original Music Composer
Camera Denis Lenoir Director of Photography