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6 Ratings: 1.7
A movie directed by Jaume Balagueró

There's something in this house...Something ancient and dark that remains still, hidden and silent. It can only wait, having been concealed in the shadows for years. In fact, its milieu is darkness. Only in it can it show itself and move. It even … see full wiki

Director: Jaume Balagueró
4 reviews about Darkness
review by . May 08, 2009
Darkness (2002) (International Version) is an intense horror film about creatures and other unspeakable horrors that dwell within the shadows of a decrepit house. The story is also about a phantasmagorical event that occurred in the same area forty years before. It happened during a solar eclipse, an unusual phenomenon that occurs in the region every forty years. An American family moves into the house full of secrets. This family, like so many others has secrets themselves. What seems like an ordinary …
review by . June 05, 2006
I remember jumping out of my skin at the though of seeing this movie right before it came out because the trailer seems awesome. Well, I think that's all that was to it. I can honestly say that even after seeing this movie on regular tv, for free, I feel cheated!   There was nothing at all creepy or scary, and the big deal that was made of the darkness has literally left me in the dark with the story. The whole idea behind the missing children and the strange occurrences in the house were …
review by . May 10, 2006
I love direct to DVD horror movies. I don't go in expecting much, and I can just enjoy the film for what it is. However, when a movie goes to the theater, I expect something more, something that makes it worth the cost to watch. Thank goodness I saw this on HBO and didn't have to buy theater tickets, or even rent it. I would have been much more disappointed than I am.     The movie plot is very horror basic. Without offering too many spoilers, a troubled family moves to a small …
review by . April 30, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
DARKNESS is a movie struggling under the burden of an impossibly puerile script. Had the writer Fernando de Felipe and director/writer Jaume Balagueró taken a bit more time to develop the underlying basis for this Gothic suspense excursion into night they may have had a stronger result. As it is the reasons for all of the occult intervention in a strange house somewhere in Spain comes in bits and pieces and ultimately seem barely interesting and silly.    Mark (Iain Glen), his …
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