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In the Winter Dark (1998)

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A mysterious creature is killing a farmer's livestock.

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A mysterious creature is killing a farmer's livestock.

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Cate Blanchett was originally up for the role of 'Ronnie' but could not accept the role as she had scheduling conflicts on Elizabeth (1998). See more »

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Superbly acted and directed "internal" thought provoker.
20 November 1998 | by (Perth, Western Australia) – See all my reviews

Ray Barrett is quite perfect: always a competent actor he rises to sublime heights here with his portrayal of a tortured soul caught in all the ghosts of his past. Brenda Blethyn was perhaps a surprise choice for the wife but handled the part very well. Richard Roxburgh gets better with every sighting and his versatility is astonishing. Otto was better than in the similarly dark "The Well" which I thought failed as a movie.


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