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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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Blutch, Charles Burns | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Gil Alma ... (voice)
Aure Atika ... Laura (voice)
François Creton ... The teacher (voice)
Guillaume Depardieu ... Eric (voice)
Sarah-Laure Estragnat Sarah-Laure Estragnat ... (voice)
Nicolas Feroumont Nicolas Feroumont ... (voice)
Nicole Garcia ... Narrator (voice)
Arthur H. Arthur H. ... Narrator (voice)
Christian Hecq ... The doctor / The samurai (voice)
Christian Hincker Christian Hincker ... (voice)
Lino Hincker Lino Hincker ... (voice)
Melaura Honnay Melaura Honnay ... (voice)
Amélie Lerma Amélie Lerma ... (voice)
Florence Maury Florence Maury ... (voice)
Adriana Piasek-Wanski Adriana Piasek-Wanski ... (voice)
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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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Taglines:

Don't come alone! (UK)


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Peur(s) du noir (2007)
22 January 2012 | by SnakesOnAnAfricanPlainSee all my reviews

Fear(s) of the Dark isn't the horror film I was hoping for. It's creepy, twisted and dark, but is also distant. It's really a portfolio of work collected by a number of talented animators. Every animation focuses on fear and nightmares in some way. Each of the individual tales has a dreamlike quality, allowing the films to avoid any responsibility they may have to tell a story. Complaining about the story may seem too harsh, but I the end I really had no connection to what was going on. The artistic skills on display can't be challenged in anyway, but so much more could have been achieved with the expansion of just one story. Certainly worth a look for some imaginative imagery.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 February 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,103, 26 October 2008

Gross USA:

$77,876

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$450,813
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Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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