The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves is a 1984 British gothic fantasy horror film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Sarah PattersonAngela LansburyStephen Rea and David Warner. It was written by Angela Carter and Jordan.

The film is based on the werewolf story of the same name in Angela Carter’s 1979 short story collection The Bloody Chamber. Carter herself co-wrote the screenplay with Jordan, based on her own short story and her earlier adaptation of The Company of Wolves for radio.

Carter’s first draft of the screenplay, which contains some differences from the finished film, has been published in her anthology The Curious Room (1996).

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