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The Fear of Darkness (2015)

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A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university student.

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Christopher Fitchett, Henry Tefay (script editor)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maeve Dermody ... Dr. Sarah Faithfull
Penelope Mitchell ... Skye Williams
Aaron Pedersen ... Dr. Nicholas Trengrove
Damien Garvey ... Senior Detective Von Holzen
Mark Leonard Winter ... Matt Sorensen
Christopher Sommers ... Detective Constable Gardiner
Helen Howard Helen Howard ... Dr. Helen Rosenthal
Jacob Irvine Jacob Irvine ... Jeremy Winters
Danniella Markovic Danniella Markovic ... Nurse Roark
Steve Hirst ... Police Officer Fitzpatrick
Justin Harreman ... Police Officer Lewis
Natsumi Sato Natsumi Sato ... TV Presenter
Candace Diamond Candace Diamond ... Night Nurse
Kade Sproule Kade Sproule ... Policeman #3
Ryan Verbruggen ... Orderly #1
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A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university student.

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Sometimes the monsters in your head really do exist. See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Страх темноты See more »

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Snorefest
5 November 2015 | by ryanhope1See all my reviews

This film is all "blah blah blah" and nothing happens. The script is dreadful and you can really see they had trouble working out how to end it all with a tedious little twist that you saw coming a mile away. There were just too many scenes were people were talking at each other for what was 10 minutes every scene with a couple of little "frights" (and I do mean LITTLE) in between. By half way through I got bored and started fast forwarding all the walking bits because if people were;t talking they were walking and it all seemed so padded out. The acting was pretty average and even Aaron Pederson who is usually pretty good felt like he'd just walked onto the set and didn't know what film he was in. Honestly, it's all a bit of a dog's breakfast. EXCEPT, the one thing that is actually very good is the cinematography, so obviously they paid someone good to do that. Overall, it's just a pretty looking borefest.


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