Afraid of the Dark (1991) Movie Review

Afraid of the Dark (1991)

1991 | R | Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy
91 minutes /

User Score: 67/100

Synopsis:

A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions.

Afraid of the Dark Review

Academy Award-winner Mark Peploe delivers a terrifying and haunting psychological tale inw hich all of the frightening circumstances of childhood, both real and imagined, are heightened to extremes. A madman is attacking blind people in their homes, and a small boy with disintegrating eyesight begins his own secret investigation into the brutal assaults. When he finally identifies the monster responsible for the chilling crimes, he finds himself face to face with something that everybody understands… the fear of the unknown. - Starring James Fox (CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, PERFORMANCE), Fanny Ardant (CALLAS FOREVER, 8 WOMEN), Paul McGann (TV’‘s "Horatio Hornblower" and "Doctor Who"), David Thewlis (NAKED, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN), Catriona MacColl (THE BEYOND, CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD) - "Chilling!" -Janet Maslin, New York Times - "One of the nastiest little psychothrillers around." -Mirabella - "Genuine terror… Gripping!" -John Anderson, Newsday


About Afraid of the Dark (1991)

Title: Afraid of the Dark
Year: 1991
Runtime: 91 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy
Reviewer:
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 9 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 9
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: David Thewlis, Paul McGann, Catriona MacColl, Hilary Mason, Ed Stobart, Struan Rodger, Frances Cuka, Clare Holman, Ben Keyworth, Frederick Treves, Sheila Burrell, Star Acri, Niven Boyd, Tiffany Bryant, Gérard Dimiglio, Laurence Harrington, Oona Howard, Jeremy Flynn, Daniel André Pageon, Rosalind Knight, Colleen Passard, James Fox, Lola Peploe, Fanny Ardant, Jean Serret, Robert Stephens, Gwyneth Strong, Susan Wooldridge, Cassie Stuart
Writers: Mark Peploe, Frederick Seidel
Director: Mark Peploe

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