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The Hole in the Ground (2019)

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A young mother living in the Irish countryside with her son suspects his increasingly disturbing behavior is linked to a mysterious sinkhole in the forest, and fears he may not be her son at all.

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Lee Cronin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Seána Kerslake ... Sarah O'Neill
James Quinn Markey ... Chris O'Neill
Kati Outinen ... Noreen Brady
David Crowley ... Teacher
Simone Kirby ... Louise Caul
Steve Wall ... Rob Caul
Eoin Macken ... Jay Caul
Sarah Hanly Sarah Hanly ... Lil Jones
Bennett Andrew Bennett Andrew ... Doctor (as Andrew Bennett)
James Cosmo ... Des Brady
John Quinn John Quinn ... Detective
Miro Lopperi Miro Lopperi ... A
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karim Barras Karim Barras ... A (voice)
Helena Coppejans Helena Coppejans ... A (voice)
Alain Eloy ... A (voice)
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Storyline

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O'Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | UK | Belgium | Finland

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hole in the Ground See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$21,072

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,975,093
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Sarah O'Neill: You're not my son.
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Performed by Val James
Written by Cathal McKeon
One Two Many Songs Ltd.
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Invasion of the Babadook Snatchers
7 March 2019 | by bogeyman786See all my reviews

A friend recommended this movie. He said it had a nice atmosphere and was a cross between The Babadook and Invasion of the Body Snatchers-sounds about right after watching it.

I expected it to be a lot scarier though. The arm wrestling scene is still difficult to erase. Good acting from the young boy. Overall a good quirky movie out of Ireland


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