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A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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Of the film's modest budget, $30,071 was raised via Kickstarter. Most of the funds raised from Kickstarter were channelled toward the art department. See more »

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Finally a horror film from Australia that's memorable!
29 May 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Finally us Australians have something to be happy about. Not since Wolf Creek have we had a film that could sell internationally. While this is very different to Wolf Creek, it still had the same "feature" feel to it. Not a made for television film that is constantly churned out these days.

Jennifer Kent has created something that is not only a horror film, but a very real human drama. Coping with traumatic events and in the face of adversity is what the story tackles. Then we have a nice little inclusion of genuine terror.

The acting , as well as the cinematography, combine to make this little Aussie horror film one worth the time and effort!


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