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The Fear of Darkness (2015)

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A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university student.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maeve Dermody ... Dr. Sarah Faithfull
Penelope Mitchell ... Skye Williams
Aaron Pedersen ... Dr. Nicholas Trengrove
Damien Garvey ... Senior Detective Von Holzen
Mark Leonard Winter ... Matt Sorensen
Christopher Sommers ... Detective Constable Gardiner
Helen Howard Helen Howard ... Dr. Helen Rosenthal
Jacob Irvine Jacob Irvine ... Jeremy Winters
Danniella Markovic Danniella Markovic ... Nurse Roark
Steve Hirst ... Police Officer Fitzpatrick
Justin Harreman Justin Harreman ... Police Officer Lewis
Natsumi Sato Natsumi Sato ... TV Presenter
Candace Diamond Candace Diamond ... Night Nurse
Kade Sproule Kade Sproule ... Policeman #3
Ryan Verbruggen ... Orderly #1
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A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university student.

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Horror | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2015 (Vietnam) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,569
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Had potential but the ending is very confusing....
5 November 2015 | by dumbangel-41105See all my reviews

This is one of those films that has enough going for it (good cinematography, decent acting) to keep you watching. I generally enjoy the output of films from Australia and for the first hour this in no exception with a few genuinely creepy moments. However, whatever enjoyment is had is quickly shot down in the last quarter of the film with an ending that leaves you scratching your head and wondering why you bothered in the first place. The "supernatural" presence in the film could have been a whole lot more terrifying but in the end....confusion reigns! I am not sure enough viewers will figure out the ending within the natural run time of the film so it's hard to recommend.


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