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Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)

Peur(s) du noir (original title)
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Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.

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Credited cast:
Gil Alma ...
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Laura (voice)
François Creton ...
The teacher (voice)
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Eric (voice)
Sarah-Laure Estragnat ...
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Nicolas Feroumont ...
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Narrator (voice)
Arthur H. ...
Narrator (voice)
Christian Hecq ...
The doctor / The samurai (voice)
Christian Hincker ...
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Lino Hincker ...
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Melaura Honnay ...
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Amélie Lerma ...
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Florence Maury ...
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Adriana Piasek-Wanski ...
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Different black-and-white animation techniques tell several scary stories. There's a story of a teenage boy who meets the wrong girl. Another tale deals with a small community where people disappear and are never seen again. Then there's the narrative of a little Japanese girl who suffers from horrible nightmares followed by a tale where a man doesn't get the rest he hoped for in an old not-so-abandoned house. These stories are connected by the story about a man with a devilish smile and four enormous dogs from hell and by a woman's monologue about her fears. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Don't come alone! (UK)


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13 February 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Fear(s) of the Dark  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,103 (USA) (24 October 2008)

Gross:

$77,876 (USA) (19 December 2008)
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Interesting!
21 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This compilation of short animated films in one movie begins with the narrator stating their deepest fears from a various places. Shot mostly in black and white with animation, the film can be dark, funny, evil, and thought-provoking at times but it lacks connection to the relations with the other short films. While I enjoyed the college student's romance with a troubled college girl, I wanted to find out more. Then there is the girl afraid of the samurai in Japan. The boy whose friends and uncle go missing and a crocodile in the mix. I don't have a favorite at the moment. They all seem to be both chilling, dark, and even light at times. I do find this film interesting for the most part. The six different directors and their visions of fear taking over is quite a unique premise but there are some issues regarding translation and connecting them all together like a giant puzzle that hurts the film.


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