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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Written and directed by the original haunting family's nephew, Pat Holden. See more
In the opening scene when the men are unloading the vehicle, in the background you can clearly see one house has a satellite dish and later on another house is seen in the background with a UPVC extension, both not available at the time the film was set See more
A Walkin Miracle
Performed by Limmie and the family Cookin
Written by Hugo Peretti
, George David Weiss
, Luigi Creatore
, and Adam Levy
Published by EMI Music Publishing (WP) Ltd and Memory Lane Music Ltd See more