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The Hole in the Ground (2019)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Seána Kerslake ... Sarah O'Neill
James Quinn Markey ... Chris O'Neill
Simone Kirby ... Louise Caul
Steve Wall ... Rob Caul
Eoin Macken ... Jay Caul
Sarah Hanly Sarah Hanly ... Lil Jones
James Cosmo ... Des Brady
Kati Outinen ... Noreen Brady
Bennett Andrew Bennett Andrew ... Doctor
David Crowley ... Teacher
John Quinn John Quinn ... Detective
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chloe Grogan Chloe Grogan ... School girl
Jake Grogan Jake Grogan ... School boy
Miro Lopperi Miro Lopperi ... 'it'
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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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Horror

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Rated R for some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (Ireland) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Only mother who understands her child!
17 February 2019 | by bertanyariviuSee all my reviews

We feel that the short sentence above is enough to understand the whole story. A mother who feels a change in her child, shortly after they see a big hole in the pine forest behind their house which is quite mysterious!

The story flows very neatly, plus terror-filled conflicts that are routinely flowed with not so excessive portions. For about one hour the audience was not given a lot of clues about what was happening and seemed to allow the audience to guess their own story. Until entering the end of the film, then all the mysteries that happened have an answer!

Treatment of horror is not something new. What we've seen in this film was at UK Horror movies such as: The Awakening & The Descent, to the lil' bit Netflix series Stranger Things. But we can put The Hole in the Ground into a horror film that is worth watching this year.

Not bad but not good enough to be a fresh horror movie.


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