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Dark Places (1973)

PG | | Horror, Romance, Thriller | May 1974 (USA)
A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.

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Dr. Ian Mandeville
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Sarah Mandeville
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Prescott
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Alta
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Edward Foster / Andrew Marr
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Victoria
Carleton Hobbs ...
Old Marr
Roy Evans ...
Baxter
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Sgt. Riley
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Doctor
Jennifer Thanisch ...
Jessica
Michael McVey ...
Francis
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Asylum Gatekeeper
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A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.

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There is more than death waiting for you in Dark Places.


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The plot of this film revolves around mysterious events in the life of a man called "Andrew Marr". The real-life Andrew Marr, now famous as a journalist and television presenter in the UK, was only in his early teens when this film was made. The use of his name is purely coincidental. See more »

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One of the best ghost films
2 April 2010 | by (Tucumán, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I mean it.

I investigated systematically on the ghost genre and I can say this is one of the scariest ones. It surprised me, i didn't expected much from it, but it's very skillfully done, the way the flashbacks (or dimensional passages) start and stop are a masterwork.

It's a sort of a cheesy film but somehow, at the same time, is an excellent piece of cinema.

Here's the scariest scene of all my investigation: the one where our hero is knocking on the house's walls to find the place where the money is hidden, as he is tortured by the children voices, and they go "no, no ,no, no , no..."

You should see it if you didn't. And in the case you like it, try "The Haunting", "The Innocents" and "Picture of Jenny".


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