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In a Dark Place (2007)





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A young nanny makes a terrifying discovery about the children she is charged with caring for in first-time director Donato Rotunno's unsettling take on The Turn of the Screw. When Anna Veigh (Leelee Sobieski) accepted a job watching two angelic orphans at a remote country estate, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to get out of the city and clear her head. Though her initial meeting with Miles and Flora goes remarkably well, Anna's sense of unease slowly begins to build when she discovers that her predecessor died under mysterious circumstances. Later, Anna's discomfort turns to outright fear as unidentifiable figures appear to stalk the estate's scenic grounds. When it begins to appear as if these malevolent apparitions have targeted the children, the devoted nanny does her best to keep the youngsters safe from harm. The dark cloud of Anna's past casting an ominous shadow over the battle for the souls of her two young charges, the stage is set for a supernatural confrontation that will reveal a terrifying truth too horrific for the human mind to even comprehend. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Horror
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On DVD: Jun 19, 2007
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Leelee Sobieski
as Anna Veigh
Tara Fitzgerald
as Ms. Grose
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Critic Reviews for In a Dark Place

All Critics (2)

In A Dark Place, while certainly competently directed, acted and shot, is too overstuffed with possible explanations to make any sense.

Full Review… | July 16, 2007

Leelee Sobieski, the innocent child-turned-teen star who took a break from showbiz to attend Brown University, makes it clear here that she'll have no problem making the transition to more mature roles.

Full Review… | July 1, 2007

Audience Reviews for In a Dark Place


I didnt fully understand this movie but near halfway through this movie i wasnt paying any attention it was that boring.

Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

This movie was really boring and the characters were cardboard. Leelee has been much better than this and I hope she goes on to do something better. The story was slow and really didn't make me care about anything happening on the screen at all. It seemed that this was written to just have a lesbian scene and to see Leelee take around five baths through the course of the flick.

Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer

Mince....was one of the words I used after I sat through this rubbish. A sexually ambiguous laydee free with her loving if it will get her a job gets booted out of teaching, she sleeps with the headmaster and he gets her a job watching two spoiled brats in what I beleive was Switzerland....the end....well not quite but if any of you watch it out can you let me know what the hell it was all about as I havent the foggiest idea. I dont think the makers did either....

Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer

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