4.3/10
266
22 user 1 critic

The Small Hand (Ghost Story) (2019)

The Small Hand (original title)
An antique book dealer finds himself haunted by the ghost of a young boy, he decides to investigate the strange occurrences within his life.

Director:

Justin Molotnikov

Writer:

Susan Hill (based on the book)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Martin's Close (TV Short 2019)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

John Martin is on trial for his life. Facing him, the infamous 'hanging judge', George Jeffreys. But this is not a cut-and-dried murder case, because the innocent young girl Martin is accused of killing has been seen after her death

Director: Mark Gatiss
Stars: Peter Capaldi, Elliot Levey, Wilf Scolding
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down the sadistic killer behind a series of gory, Jack the Ripper-Like murders.

Director: Juan Carlos Medina
Stars: Douglas Booth, Olivia Cooke, Sam Reid
Responsible Child (TV Movie 2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Factual drama, based on true cases in the UK, following Ray, a 12-year-old boy, and his experience of the UK legal system that puts him on trial for murder.

Director: Nick Holt
Stars: Billy Barratt, James Tarpey, Tom Burke
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A television adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale of the miser Ebenezer Scrooge.

Stars: Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis, Stephen Graham
The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie 2009)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A naive and sexually repressed young governess is haunted by the ghosts of previous occupants of a mansion.

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Michelle Dockery, Eva Sayer, Josef Lindsay
The Dead Room (TV Short 2018)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Long-running radio horror series and its veteran presenter Aubrey Judd discovers that all is not quiet in the eerie radio studio and that elements of his own past are not as dead and buried as he perhaps hoped.

Director: Mark Gatiss
Stars: Simon Callow, Anjli Mohindra, Susan Penhaligon
Elizabeth Is Missing (TV Movie 2019)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman affected by dementia struggles to solve the disappearance of her friend.

Director: Aisling Walsh
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Maggie Steed, Sophie Rundle
Brutality (2018)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Join your host, Festering Frank, as he returns from the grave to bring you five more terrifying tales of blood soaked horror. Featuring gory graveyards, mutated mothers, psycho Santas and ... See full summary »

Directors: Nathan Hine, Mike O'Mahony, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Ashley Campbell, James Costa, Lindsey Cruz
The Kidnap Diaries (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 2008 documentary maker Sean Langan travels to Pakistan to film Taliban training camps for Channel 4 but,along with his interpreter Rani,is taken hostage by fervent Taliban adherent Mr. C... See full summary »

Director: Norman Hull
Stars: Abdellatif Chaouqi, Andreas Karras, Blake Spooner
Deadwater Fell (TV Mini-Series 2020)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they knew and trusted, cracks appear on the surface of a supposedly idyllic community.

Stars: David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Matthew McNulty
Middlemarch (1994)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles, and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »

Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Douglas Hodge, Robert Hardy
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In London during the Edwardian era, George and Amy's attempt to start a life together is interrupted by a Martian invasion of Earth.

Stars: Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall, Robert Carlyle
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Douglas Henshall ... Adam Snow
Louise Lombard ... Alice Merriman
Adrian Rawlins ... Edward Merriman
Cal MacAninch ... Hugo Snow
Paul Barber ... Brother Thierry
Maryam Hamidi ... Benedicta Snow
Woody Norman ... Jamie
Neve McIntosh ... Denisa
Calum Caulfield Calum Caulfield ... Young Adam
Billy Thomson Billy Thomson ... Young Hugo
Andrew John Tait Andrew John Tait ... Luke
Casper Knopf Casper Knopf ... Leo
Vafa Hamidi-Collins Vafa Hamidi-Collins ... Jonathan
Edit

Storyline

An antique book dealer finds himself haunted by the ghost of a young boy, he decides to investigate the strange occurrences within his life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Small Hand (Ghost Story) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Susan Hill's original novel was published in 2010 as "The Small Hand- A Ghost Story". See more »

Goofs

Hugo and Benedictus visit Adam in his previously derelict house and praise the way he has decorated a bedroom, but the wallpaper visible in the background is clearly not new. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Naive adaptation of what seemed a good story

A ghost movie without the needed tension and atmosphere. Couldn't even land simple jump scares.

Decent last half hour.

First hour should have been cut, full of character motivations and decisions that made very little sense. Could have been avoided by the main character telling other characters "I've bought a house" at the start of the film and then introducing other characters after and around that.

Decent performance from Neve Macintosh. Surprisingly poor one from Paul Barber.

Still I've seen worse, just disappointed. Susan hill is a good writer and this did have wasted potential.


0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 22 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed