13 Creepy Unsolved Mysteries That Need To Be Turned Into Movies

11. The Green Children Of Woolpit

Sodder Mystery

Any mystery that was documented in the 12th century and survives to this day should be taken with a grain of salt, but that doesn’t mean that the story of the children that appeared in Woolpit, England is merely a legend. It goes like this: a boy and a girl were found stuck inside a wolf-trapping pit near a village in Suffolk. They wore strange clothes, spoke no English, and had green skin.

Though the boy ended up dying shortly after moving into Woolpit, the girl eventually learned English and said that they were siblings from an underground town called St. Martin’s Land, where it was always twilight and everything was green.

How Would The Movie Look? A skilled director like Tim Burton or J.J. Abrams could do a stellar job of blending legend with reality for a Children of Woolpit movie. With fantasy elements mixed in to a story that some historians swear is authentic, scenes of the surely fictional St. Martin’s Land could form a great juxtaposition with the dark reality of a small 12th century English village like Woolpit.

The mystery would unravel itself amidst the real story of two orphans, and it would be up to audiences to determine how much about the Green Children is really true. The film would ask audiences the following: tragedy or fantasy? Which is easier to digest?

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