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Afraid of the Dark (1991) Movie



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Overview

Language
English

Country
France

Ratings / Votes
5.7/ 10 (664 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for violence and a scene of sensuality

Production Company
Ciné Cinq [fr]
Les Films Ariane [fr]
Telescope Films

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(Japan) - October 1991
(UK) - November 1991
(France) - 22 January 1992
(UK) - 21 February 1992
(Germany) - 27 February 1992

Running Time
91

Tagline
You can't escape what you can't see.

Keywords
attempted-filicide, baby, bare-breasts, blind-woman, blindness, boy, chase, child's-point-of-view, claustrophobia, clinic, cowboy-hat, cult-film, death-of-pet, dog, family-relationships, fantasy-life, father-son-relationship, fear, female-nudity, glasses, half-sister, handicap, hat, ice-cream, imagination,

Technical Support
LAB:Technicolor
OFM:35 mm
PCS:Spherical
PFM:35 mm
RAT:1.85 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Boyd, Niven as [Ice-Cream Man] <13>
  2. Dimiglio, Gérard as [Wedding Guest] <16>
  3. Flynn, Jeremy (I) as [Jim Gilbert] <21>
  4. Fox, James (I) as [Frank] <1>
  5. Harrington, Laurence as [Neighbor] <17>
  6. Keyworth, Ben (I) as [Lucas] <8>
  7. McGann, Paul (I) as [Tony Dalton] <3>
  8. Pageon, Daniel André as [Wedding Guest] <22>
  9. Rodger, Struan as [Window Cleaner] <18>
  10. Serret, Jean as [Bob] <25>
  11. Stephens, Robert (I) as [Dan Burns] <5>
  12. Stobart, Ed as [Police Driver] <26>
  13. Thewlis, David as [Locksmith/Tom Miller] <7>
  14. Treves, Frederick (I) as [Eye Surgeon] <29>
  15. Acri, Star as [1st Girl at Wedding] <12>
  16. Ardant, Fanny as [Miriam] <2>
  17. Bryant, Tiffany as [Tess] <14>
  18. Burrell, Sheila as [Meg] <11>
  19. Cuka, Frances as [Mrs. Dalton] <15>
  20. Holman, Clare (I) as [Rose] <4>
  21. Howard, Oona as [Little Girl] <19>
  22. Knight, Rosalind as [Edith] <20>
  23. MacColl, Catriona as [Blind Woman] <9>
  24. Mason, Hilary as [Basement Woman] <10>
  25. Passard, Colleen as [Nurse With Knitting] <23>
  26. Peploe, Lola as [2nd Girl at Wedding] <24>
  27. Strong, Gwyneth as [Blind Mother with Baby] <27>
  28. Stuart, Cassie as [Woman Neighbor] <28>
  29. Wooldridge, Susan (I) as [Lucy Trent] <6>

Genres

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
  5. Thriller

Full Plot

A young boy, facing impending surgery on his eyes to try to stave off blindness, wanders his quiet London neighborhood. The only problem is he believes that a slasher is stalking blind women. John Sacksteder Plot not found

Movie Certificate

NC-16 (Singapore)
M (Australia)
VM18 (Italy)
-12 (France)
R (USA)
16 (Iceland)

Cinematographers

  1. de Keyzer, Bruno

Dress Designers

  1. Stjernsward, Louise

Distributors

Columbia TriStar Home Video [nl] - (199?) (Netherlands) (VHS)
Fine Line Features [us] - (1992) (USA) (theatrical)
Image Entertainment [us] - (1993) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
LK-TEL Vídeo [br] - (????) (Brazil) (VHS)
Les Films Ariane [fr] - (1992) (France) (theatrical)
New Line Home Video [us] - (1994) (USA) (VHS)
Rank Film Organization [gb] - (1991) (UK) (theatrical) (sales)
Sovereign Pictures [gb] - (1992) (UK) (theatrical)
Telescope Films - (1992) (France) (theatrical)

Film Editors

  1. Thomas, Scott (III)

Misc

  1. Barton, Kate (I) (unit publicist)
  2. Chapman, Belinda (animal handler)
  3. Christian, Diane (I) (cashier)
  4. Daubeny, Nick (location manager)
  5. Davidson, Dennis (I) (publicist)
  6. de Lord, Patsy (production coordinator)
  7. Farmer, Val (assistant accountant)
  8. Harmsworth, Susie (production office runner)
  9. Lee, Martin (III) (assistant location manager)
  10. Patrick, Jennifer (dialogue coach)
  11. Richards, Sue (I) (assistant to director)
  12. Richards, Sue (I) (assistant to producer)
  13. Robinson, Julie (III) (script supervisor)
  14. Tandy, Michele (production accountant)
  15. Watkins, Ron (I) (location aide)
  16. Wright, Trevor (I) (floor runner)

Other Titles

  1. Angst vor der Dunkelheit (1992) (ENG)
    (Germany)

  2. Double vue (1992) (ENG)
    (France)

  3. Occhi nel buio (1991) (ENG)
    (Italy)

  4. Angst vor der Dunkelheit (1992) (GER)
    (Germany)

  5. Occhi nel buio (1991) (ITA)
    (Italy)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. London, England, UK

Trivia

- Feature film directing debut for 'Mark Peploe' (qv).

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