Afraid Of The Dark

"Grim"

Afraid Of The Dark Review


Sure, I guess blind people can be scary to a little kid, but this baffling attempt at using that setup as the premise for a horror film goes utterly nowhere. The problems begin with frame one, with a kid (Ben Keyworth) who lives with cop dad (James Fox) and blind mom (Fanny Ardant), who teaches at a school for the blind. There's some kind of serial killer on the loose (preying on blind people), and it ends up being Lucas -- a budding voyeur -- to try to solve the case. Er, sort of. Wandering and overly symbolic, this is one mess of a film that ends up making little sense at any point along the way.


Afraid Of The Dark

Facts and Figures

Run time: 91 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd January 1992

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Frank, as Miriam, as Locksmith / Tom Miller


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