Yorkshire, 1974. Britain is in recession, the oil crisis and black outs loom large. The Maynard family move into their dream house, only to find a "presence" already living there. Len, Jenny and their daughter Sally must struggle to keep their already-fragile family together as they are attacked by poltergeists. Soon it becomes apparent that Sally is their main focus of attention. The house becomes a living nightmare. They must exorcise the evil spirits for them to survive. Written by
Set in 1974 and based on true events, When The Lights Went Out is the story of a down-to-earth Yorkshire family and the malevolent spirit who turns their existence upside down.
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Did You Know?
The name of the family in the film is the Maynards. The family the 'true' story is loosely based upon were called the Pritchards. See more
When the family are driving towards the start of the film, they pass a blue modern shaped car with body tone wing mirrors which can be seen through the windows of their car. See more
Long Day in the Sunshine
Performed by The Red Stripes
Written by Marc Canham
and Rich Aitken
Published by Copyright Control
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