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Darkness (2002)

 -  Horror  -  25 December 2004 (USA)
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A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.

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Cast

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Stephan Enquist ...
Fermí Reixach ...
Villalobos (as Fermi Reixach)
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Driver Traffic Jam
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Electrician
Paula Fernández ...
Girl 1
Gemma Lozano ...
Girl 2
Xavier Allepuz ...
Boy 1
Joseph Roberts ...
Boy 2
Marc Ferrando ...
Boy 3
Josh Gaeta ...
Boy 4
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Storyline

There's something in this house... Something ancient and dark that remains still, hidden and silent. It can only wait, having been concealed in the shadows for years. In fact, its milieu is darkness. Only in it can it show itself and move. It even takes its name: DARKNESS. It's lived here since someone tried to call it, more than forty years ago. Because this house hides a secret, a terrible past, an inconceivably evil act... Seven children, faceless people, a circle that must be completed. And blood, lots of blood... Written by Anonymous

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Some secrets should never come to light See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, intense terror sequences, thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Dark  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£102,154 (UK) (18 March 2005)

Gross:

£102,154 (UK) (18 March 2005)
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2.35 : 1
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David Martí:  special effects artist, as a man sleeping in the bus. See more »

Goofs

When Paul lines up his colored pencils a crew members hand can be seen with an air nozzle ready to make the pencil roll under the bed. See more »

Quotes

Carlos: Where is Regina?
Albert Rua: At her house. In hell.
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Despite what you may hear
21 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had heard bad things from the few people I know who had seen this film. I was still curious though, I think Anna Paquin is a somewhat underestimated actress who is rarely given what you could call a leading roll. Other than that, I knew nothing that the back of the DVD case couldn't tell me. Anyways.

I really enjoyed this film. It was well made, it was tastefully done and yes I found it to be scarier than just about anything else I've seen lately. Plus it features a pretty good turn by Fele Martínez who also starred in 'Abre los ojos', the film Cameron Crowe dubbed in English and called Vanilla Sky.


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