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The Hole in the Ground ()


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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... See more »

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Sarah O'Neill
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Chris O'Neill
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Noreen Brady
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Teacher
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Louise Caul
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Rob Caul
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Jay Caul
Sarah Hanly ...
Lil Jones
Bennett Andrew ...
Doctor (as Andrew Bennett)
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Des Brady
John Quinn ...
Detective
Miro Lopperi ...
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Karim Barras ...
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Helena Coppejans ...
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Grégory Praet ...
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Kobe Truijens ...
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Stevie Greaney ...
Perent (uncredited)
Chloe Grogan ...
School Girl (uncredited)
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Parent (uncredited)

Directed by

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Lee Cronin

Written by

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Lee Cronin ... (written by) &
Stephen Shields ... (written by)

Produced by

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Erkki Astala ... executive producer: in co-production with YLE
Conor Barry ... producer: for Savage Productions
Alexandra Boussiou ... associate producer: for Wrong Men
David Claikens ... associate producer
Hilary Davis ... executive producer
Donna Eperon ... line producer
Tara Finegan ... executive producer
Natacha Gilson ... line producer: for Wrong Men
Tom Harberd ... associate producer
Tim Hegarty ... executive producer
Phil Hunt ... executive producer
Macdara Kelleher ... executive producer
Stephen Kelliher ... executive producer
John Keville ... producer: for Savage Productions
Philippe Logie ... associate producer
Lesley McKimm ... executive producer
Catherine O'Flaherty ... line producer: Ireland pick up unit
Patrick O'Neill ... executive producer
Michela Orlandi ... production executive: Ireland
Cécile Philippe ... line producer: Belgium
Benoit Roland ... co-producer / producer: for Wrong Men
Compton Ross ... executive producer
Ulla Simonen ... co-producer / producer: for Made
Alex Verbaere ... associate producer

Music by

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Stephen McKeon

Cinematography by

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Tom Comerford

Film Editing by

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Colin Campbell

Editorial Department

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Dara McKeagney ... assistant editor
Aldo Mulone ... assistant colorist
Olivier Ogneux ... colorist

Casting By

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Thyrza Ging
Louise Kiely

Production Design by

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Conor Dennison
Derek Wallace

Art Direction by

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Julian Gomez ... (Belgium unit)
Shane Hanton ... (Ireland unit)
John McHale ... on set art director

Set Decoration by

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Dara Hand

Costume Design by

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Lorna Marie Mugan ... (Ireland)
Saija Siekkinen

Makeup Department

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Daphnee Beaulieux ... special makeup effects artist
Eileen Buggy ... hair designer:
Sonia Dolan ... makeup assistant: Ireland pick up unit
Sharon Doyle ... makeup designer: Ireland pick up unit
Eija Hakkarainen ... special effects makeup technician
Emma Moffat ... assistant makeup
Saara Räisänen ... special effects makeup technician
Salla Yli-Luopa ... makeup and hair designer / makeup department head / special effects makeup artist
Marjaana Ylitalo ... special effects makeup trainee

Production Management

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Natacha Gilson ... post-production supervisor
Cécile Philippe ... production manager: Belgium unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Baudouin du Bois ... first assistant director: Belgium unit
Ger Duffy ... third assistant director
Daire Glynn ... first assistant director
Sarah Harte ... trainee assistant director
Ciara Lyons ... second assistant director
Aisling O'Farrell ... trainee assistant director: Ireland pick up unit
Molly O'Grady ... trainee assistant director: dailies
Stephen Rigney ... second assistant director: Ireland pick up unit
Tom Speirs ... third assistant director: Ireland pick up unit

Art Department

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Sean Branigan ... head storyboard artist
Valentin Buyse ... construction
Dave Byrne ... trainee props
Megan Byrne ... trainee standby props
Alasdair Cairns ... dressing props
Jason Deegan ... storyboard artist
Cathy Droney ... props trainee
Karl Freyne ... standby props
Til Frohlich ... props buyer
Paul Gerrard ... concept artist: A character
Dara Hand ... buyer
Damon McConville ... painter
Micheal O'Flatharta ... dressing props
Paul Thomas Oates ... assistant art director (as Paul Oates)
Ladys Oliveira Silva ... assistant art director (as Ladys Oliveira)
John Turner ... greensman
Jim Walsh ... prop master
Eloi Weiss ... painter

Sound Department

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Céline Bernard ... foley artist
Chris Carroll ... boom operator: daily
Philippe Charbonnel ... re-recording mixer
Quentin Collette ... adr recordist: Belgium / supervising sound editor
Nathalie Delvoye ... adr supervisor: Belgium
Andrew Douglas ... boom operator: Ireland pick up unit
Robert Edwards ... adr mixer
Garret Farrell ... adr recordist: Ireland
Michelle Fingleton ... adr recordist: Ireland
Ken Galvin ... adr mixer
Dominique Jochmans ... sound department coordinator
Gilles Lacroix ... boom operator
Caroline Landsweerdt ... foley editor
Dominique Marcel ... sound department: line manager
Daniel Marques ... sound department manager
Micke Nyström ... adr recordist: Finland
Fiachra O'Hanlon ... sound recordist: Ireland pick up unit
Thibaud Rie ... sound assistant
Tristan Rose ... adr recordist: UK
Elsa Ruhlmann ... adr boom operator: Belgium / boom operator / dialogue editor
Pascale Schaer ... foley recordist
Jeroen Truijens ... sound designer: A character

Special Effects by

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Sara Barachin ... first special effects assistant
Brendan Byrne ... special effects coordinator
Oriane De Neve ... special effects designer: A character and Ladies Monster
Coraline Perin ... special effects assistant
Daphnée Simon ... special effects assistant
Erwan Simon ... special effects assistant
Laurent Zupan ... special effects: with the collaboration of

Visual Effects by

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Hugo Arcier ... graphic artist
Declan Boyle ... additional compositing
David Brochard ... graphic artist
Jimmy Cavé ... visual effects artist
Min-Hui Chang ... graphic artist
Franck Chipouka ... graphic artist
David Danesi ... visual effects producer
Thomas Duval ... visual effects supervisor
Jonathan Gillon ... graphic artist
Thibaut Granier ... graphic artist
Hugo Jaulin ... graphic artist
Emilien Lazaron ... visual effects supervisor
Arthur Lemaitre ... visual effects supervisor
Quentin Mabille ... graphic artist
Sonia Marques ... visual effects producer
François Masle ... digital compositor
Damien Mazurais ... graphic artist
Virginie Quentin ... visual effects coordinator
Adeline Roosz ... graphic artist
Victor Simonnet ... technical support
Alexis Vieil ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Brendan Condren ... stunt coordinator
Torin Condren ... stunt double: Chris
Orlaith Doherty ... stunt double: Sarah / stunt performer
Branislav Martinak ... stunt rigger
Giedrius Nagys ... stunt safety officer
Eimear O'Grady ... stunt performer/stunt double: Noreen Brady

Camera and Electrical Department

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Edouard Chandelle ... rigger
Brice Dejardin ... focus puller
Conor Dowling ... epk director and editor
Juan Cristobal Fontes Salinas ... gaffer: Belgium unit (as Juan Fontes Salinas)
John Foster ... key grip
Mick Frawley ... genny operator: Ireland pick up unit
Shaun Gannon ... genny operator
Howard Gibson Steele ... electrician
Graham Johnston ... first assistant camera
Alan Lynch ... best boy: Ireland pick up unit / genny operator
Ian Madden ... best boy
Martin Maguire ... still photographer
Davey Mayes ... gaffer (as Davie Mayes)
Brian McCluskey ... generator operator
Ger Murphy ... second assistant camera
Mick O'Brien ... grip assistant
Stephen O'Brien ... grip: Ireland pick up unit
Charles Sayer ... best boy
Aaron Stapleton ... Video Assist & Camera Trainee
Julien Thiébaut ... second assistant camera
Quentin Verbruggen ... digital imaging technician

Casting Department

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Orlaith Deasy ... extras coordinator: Ireland pick up unit
Eva-Jane Gaffney ... casting assistant
Fionnuala O'Shea ... casting assistant
Minna Sorvoja ... casting: Finnish: Filmona
Ilona Tolmunen ... casting: Finnish

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Connor Dalton ... costume assistant: Ireland pick up unit
Julia MacConville ... costume trainee: prep: Ireland pick up unit
Douglas Oman ... costume trainee
Sarah Yeoman ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Eoin Holohan ... location manager
Joseph Joyce ... location trainee (as Joe Joyce)
Ayla O'Neill ... location assistant
Evelyn O'Neill ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Kristen Azevedo ... music business & legal executive
Ciarán Byrne ... score mixer / sound engineer
Adam Coates ... boy soprano
Mia Cooper ... concert master
Dina Coughlan ... music consultant
Joe Csibi ... orchestra contractor (as Joe Csib)
Jack Dunne ... assistant sound engineer: Windmill Lane
Crux Vocal Ensemble ... female: choir
Rachel Hughes ... music coordinator: for Cutting Edge
Monique Kairouz ... music business and legal executive
Alejandro Karo ... composer: additional trailer music
Paul McGough ... choir director
Cathal McKeon ... orchestrator
Rory McPartland ... music consultant
Gavin Murphy ... conductor
Gillian Oman ... choir: provided by The Independent Theatre Workshop
The Orchestra of Ireland ... music performed by

Transportation Department

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Stephen Fearon ... facilities manager: Irish Film Location Facilities
Tommy Hamill ... unit driver
John Kavanagh ... transport captain
Dermot Moore ... unit driver
Alain Renerte ... camera truck driver

Other crew

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Annie Atkins ... title designer
Jonathan Bertrand ... accountant: for Wrong Men
Sara Bonakdar ... associate: investment for Head Gear Films
Paula Byrden ... clearance coordinator
Ian Clarke ... paramedic
Jon Clifford ... technical director: bankside films
Natalie Coleman ... investment manager: For Head Gear Films
Brendan Conway ... paramedic: pick ups
Geoffroy Delhez ... accountant: for Wrong Men
Van Dessel ... insurance broker: Allianz
Sarah Dillon ... production and development executive: Irish Film Board
Marie Pierre Dinsart ... public relations (as Marie-Pierre Dinsart)
Holly Dowling ... production trainee
Johan Ewing ... legal representative: Lee & Thompson LLP (as Johan Ewig)
Yana Georgieva ... head of sales: Bankside Films
John Gleeson ... interim finance: advisor: Grant Thornton Ireland
Roisin Henehan ... interim finance: advisor: Grant Thornton Ireland
James Hickey ... chief executive: Irish Film Board
Marie Odile Jaspar ... production finance: Triedes Bank
Matheson Josette Gallagher ... legal services
Kevin Kearns ... health & safety officer
Marianne Knecht ... production coordinator: Belgium unit
Krisztina Laszlo ... international sales executive
Ruth Lehane ... movement coach
Martin Maguire ... unit publicist
Thomas Marvan ... catering assistant
Molly McAvoy ... production trainee: Ireland pick up unit
Deirdre McDyer ... body double: Noreen
Cian Mcelhone ... business and legal executive
Teresa McGrane ... deputy chief executive: Irish Film Board
Evelyn McLoughlin ... accountant: Ireland pick up unit
Ivan Melia ... caterer
Christos Michaels ... legal representative: Lee & Thompson LLP
Val Morrison ... administration manager: Head Gear Films
Dara O'Cairbre ... assistant production coordinator: Ireland pick up unit
Cathal O'Hallin ... picture double: Chris
Oisín O'Neill ... interim finance: lawyer: O'Neill Media Law
Frances O'Reilly ... production coordinator
John O'Sullivan ... insurance broker: MIB Insurance Services
Michela Orlandi ... assistant production coordinator: Pick ups
Erja Rahikainen ... accountant: for Made
Gilles Reunis ... co-production executive
Jake Riley-Hunte ... international sales executive
Paul Ronan ... acting coach
Matheson Ruth Hunter ... legal services
Trish Ryan ... assistant coordinator
Ana Cristina Santos ... head of legal & business affairs
Guillaume Schuermans ... Production coordinator: Belgium
Emma Scott ... distribution manager
Sophie Tebbitt ... production accountant
Hannu Tuomainen ... film commissioner
John Turner ... security
Martien Tyndall ... assistant accountant
Marlon Vogelgesang ... investment manager: For Head Gear Films
Apple Von Domarus ... management accountant
Kathleen Weir ... script supervisor

Thanks

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Steven Banahan ... special thanks to
Paul Bolger ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Gillian Cooper ... would like to thank: from Savage Productions
Adam Cronin ... special thanks to
Amy Cronin ... special thanks to
Ciarán Foy ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Rory Gilmartin ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Jamie Hannigan ... would like to thank: from Savage Productions
Karl Hayden ... would like to thank: from Savage Productions
Timo Hietala ... would like to thank: from Made
Ed Hughes ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Heli Hynninen ... would like to thank: from Made
Jani Kiiskilä ... would like to thank: from Made
Pirjo Koskelo ... would like to thank: from Made
Conor McMahon ... would like to thank: from Savage Productions
Lucy Moran ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Susannah Norris ... would like to thank: from Savage Productions
Virginie Nouvelle ... would like to thank: from Wrong Men
Liisa Penttilä ... would like to thank: from Made
Mark Peters ... the director would like to express his sincere thanks to
Philippe Pierquin ... would like to thank: from Wrong Men
Philippe Reynaert ... would like to thank: from Wrong Men
Pauline Treleaven ... special thanks to
Tony Treleaven ... special thanks to
Vanessa Vincent ... would like to thank: from Wrong Men
Morgane Zacharzenko ... would like to thank: from Wrong Men

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • El bosque maldito (Spain)
  • Hole - L'abisso (Italy)
  • Глибинне зло (Ukraine)
  • Rupa u Zemlji (Serbia)
  • Rupa u Zemlji (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbian title)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Featured in Larry Charles/Blackberry Smoke/Seana Kerslake (2019). See more »
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Quotes Sarah O'Neill: Something's not right with him.
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