After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life.

Director:

Matthew Holness

Writer:

Matthew Holness
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Harris ... Philip
Alun Armstrong ... Maurice
Andy Blithe Andy Blithe ... Michael's Father
Ryan Enever ... Michael's Uncle
Charlie Eales Charlie Eales ... Michael
Joe Gallucci Joe Gallucci ... Lee
Rohan Gotobed ... Andrew
Raphel Famotibe Raphel Famotibe ... Simon
Simon Bubb ... Mr. Evans
Katie Lightfoot Katie Lightfoot ... Mrs. Atwood
Elliot Booty Elliot Booty ... Youth 1
Abraham Graham Abraham Graham ... Youth 2
Ryan Davenport Ryan Davenport ... Young Boy
Susie Fowler-Watt Susie Fowler-Watt ... Newsreader
Freya Cannon Freya Cannon ... Child on Train 1
Edit

Storyline

After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Can You Spot Him Deep Within? See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Philip: Can you spy him deep within? Little Possum, black as sin. Bag is open, growing wider. What's inside it, man or spider? Little boy, don't lose your way. Possum wants to come and play.
See more »

User Reviews

 
Did I watch a different movie?
31 January 2021 | by diako1998See all my reviews

One of the most boring "horror" movies that I have ever seen. I'm sure that the repetitiveness serves as some storytelling tool, but it just doesn't work. It's too repetitive. Also, the whole thing is too pretentious. Tries to be smarter than it claims to be. I've never written a review for a film on here, but I felt passionately about this one so here I am. My rating might be a bit generous. I mean, I wouldn't mind giving it a lower rating. I guess kudos for shooting it on film (or something that looks like film). TLDR: one of the most boring films I've seen in a WHILE.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 107 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Possum See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,225
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed