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Dark Touch (2013)

Not Rated | | Horror | 19 March 2014 (France)
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In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Niamh finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother. Suspecting a gang of homicidal vandals, ... See full summary »

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Marina de Van

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Marina de Van
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Missy Keating ... Niamh
Marcella Plunkett ... Nat Galin
Pádraic Delaney ... Lucas Galin
Charlotte Flyvholm Charlotte Flyvholm ... Tanya Collins
Steve Wall ... Matthew Collins (as Stephen Wall)
Robert Donnelly Robert Donnelly ... Ryan Gallin
Susie Power ... Lucy Gallin
Richard Dormer ... Henry
Catherine Walker ... Maud
Simon Boyle Simon Boyle ... Mr. Brennan
Olga Wehrly ... Collette
Mark Huberman ... Joseph
Katie Kirby Katie Kirby ... Lisbeth
Clare Barrett Clare Barrett ... Christine
Art Parkinson ... Peter
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In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Niamh finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother. Suspecting a gang of homicidal vandals, the police ignore Niamh's explanation that the house is the culprit. To help ease her trauma, dutiful neighbors Nat and Lucas take her in with the supervision of a social worker. Niamh has trouble finding peace with the wholesome and nurturing couple, and horrific danger continues to manifest. Written by IFC Midnight

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Country:

France | Ireland | Sweden

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

O Lado Sombrio See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, Ireland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,729,542 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$256,979
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (HD)
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Third feature film by French director Marina de Van. See more »

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A horror film without rubbish
26 October 2013 | by xr_roSee all my reviews

This film is not the usual American type of film, where without a good reason people are getting killed by monsters etc. We are full of such films, where viruses or freaks are starting an endless bloodbath and what is more, Christianity in most situations will save those who believe.

In the contrary, this film is giving a horror point of view in a very serious matter concerning upbringing. This matter is not analyzed only by the writer's mind. In the film, serious effort is given in presenting the viewer the sharp and usually detailed criticism or - say better - detailed experience of those who are getting raised...


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