A lonely girl's violent descent into madness.


Mickey Keating


Mickey Keating
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Cast overview:
Lauren Ashley Carter ... Darling
Sean Young ... Madame
Brian Morvant ... The Man
Larry Fessenden ... Officer Maneretti
John Speredakos ... Officer Clayton
Al-nisa Petty ... Miss Hill
Helen Rogers ... New Girl


In need of a full-time caretaker to look after her house, an elegant and enigmatic madame hires a lonely young woman; however, this is not an ordinary place. Indeed, this silent residence is the oldest building in the city, riddled with unpleasant stories of forbidden occult practices, and terrible rumours of morbid hauntings. With such a reputation, most people would turn down the madame's lucrative offer; nevertheless, this lovely caretaker is up to the task, even though, right from the start, peculiar occurrences and blood-curdling sounds that permeate the empty mansion's long corridors foretell an ominous fate. Under those circumstances, why is that room at the end of the hallway off-limits? Can the tormented keeper rid herself of the ever-growing voices inside her head? Written by Nick Riganas

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Horror | Thriller


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After watching 1960s horror films while writing, Director Mickey Keating said it felt "right and necessary" to shoot in black and white. See more »


The Man: No, i-i'm telling you the truth. I am honestly one of the good ones. Look, i'm waiting for my friends at the bar. Ask them! I would never in a million years just go home with someone i just met, who invited me to their house. If i told them that... and for whiskey? They would laugh in my face!
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Halfway in the ending credits there is a scene with a new girl arriving at the mansion. See more »


Ildjarn Is Dead
Written by Peter Majors, James L. Brown III & Sandor Finta
Performed by Harassor
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I Feel Insane..
6 November 2019 | by crickwillSee all my reviews

Um, well I guess as a sufficiently elegant,black and white two hander it was effective.Like a studied, gothic chamber piece with frenzied horror type cross-cutting, yes, it borrowed from perhaps at least 10 other properties you could think of but if you can ignore that and just immerse yourself in its mere running time of 78 minutes, it does comes across as fairly assured and comfortable in its own skin.Short on sense, long on style - this is one of those films where the plot mechanics are just thrown in as a secondary device....simply, she's losing her mind. Crackers. Mad as a snake. Hell, let's all just go along with her for the ride, it's not all that far from being an E Ticket....

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Release Date:

December 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

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Darling See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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1.66 : 1
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