“I was truly blown away”
Margaret Pomeranz, At The Movies
“A flat-out masterpiece”
Time Out New York
“Deeply disturbing and unusually beautiful”
“A classic horror masterpiece that deserves a place among the greats”
“Motherhood as demonic curse. A masterwork of darkness and shadow. Essie Davis is a force of mad nature”
“Thoroughly enjoyable, intense and well crafted, this is a film that should not be missed”
From breakthrough writer-director Jennifer Kent comes the creepy psychological horror movie THE BABADOOK that has received an explosion of acclaim following its world premiere at Sundance 2014. The film tells of a single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, who battles with her son’s night time fear of a shadowy monster. But soon, she discovers a sinister presence is lurking in the house.
With echoes of past and contemporary classics like Rosemary’s Baby, The Tenant, The Exorcist, The Omen and Let the Right One In, the film is an immaculately crafted tale starring Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman. The supporting cast includes Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, and Ben Winspear.