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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Tony Curran
Jessica Barden
Lyndsey Marshal
Georgia Henshaw
Directors
Alastair Siddons
Screenwriters
Lucy Catherine
Running Time
85 minutes

In The Dark Half
If you go down to the woods tonight...


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Plot
Mouthy 15 year-old Marie (Barden) is troubled and, for her mum, troubling. But when her neighbour's young son Sean dies while she's babysitting him, she's guilt-ridden and finds herself tormented by a strange presence.


Verdict
Well played and creepy, if a little plodding in plot and pacing, it promises better things ahead from director Alastair Siddons.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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