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Darkness (2009)

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A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.

Director:

Juraj Herz

Writers:

Martin Nemec (screenplay), Juraj Herz (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Franek ... Marek
Lenka Krobotová ... Lucie
Malgorzata Kozuchowska ... Tereza
Andrej Hryc Andrej Hryc ... Bouchal
Borík Procházka Borík Procházka ... Werfel
Michal Dlouhý ... Viktor
Dasa Souckova Dasa Souckova ... Xandra
Tereza Nemcová Tereza Nemcová ... Renata
Zuzana Krónerová ... Prodavacka
Vojtech Lavicka Vojtech Lavicka ... Marek-dite
Anna Vertelárová Anna Vertelárová ... Tereza-dite
Hana Tomásová Hana Tomásová ... Lucie-dite
Petr Zelenka Petr Zelenka ... Lojzik
Radek Holub ... Policeman #1
Radek Zima Radek Zima ... Policeman #2
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Storyline

A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Czech Republic

Language:

Czech | German

Release Date:

9 July 2009 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Darkness See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,039
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Production Co:

Gatteo See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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great first hour, the rest you can have!
7 February 2012 | by marymorrisseySee all my reviews

this movie starts off very interestingly with a band fronted by a female singer who sounds like a man and it's very amusing for quite sometime and beautifully made and I thought the acting was alright, actually.

however, the last 30 minutes it begins to plummet precipitously and by the end it's a chore to get through and the very end is just horrible...

this is a movie in the "Italian horror" tradition and ... suffers in much the same way as so many of the gialli etc do also... great cinematographic technique, great atmosphere, amusing gore (towards the end), some respectable shocks along the way, but story is a mess, and as I said, the ending is just abysmal.

still an all it's well worth a look if you're into argento, fulci, et al. stands up pretty respectably amongst that crowd eh what


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