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Afraid of the Dark

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Afraid of the Dark

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Fanny Ardant, James Fox
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a C+

Little more than an arty slasher movie, Afraid of the Dark is a downbeat thriller about a young boy’s collected fears cannily exploits the themes of children in danger and the difficulties of the blind. The cumulative shocks have less to do with skillful filmmaking than with our own recognition of these dreads. C+