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The Darkness (Las tinieblas) (2016)




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In a forest always covered by a dense fog, Gustavo has maintained his three children locked in the basement of an old cabin making them to believe that a wild beast roams the depths of the forest. Marcos, the eldest son, has not been back since the last time he went hunting with his father. In an effort to find his brother, Argel will discover the mysteries and secrets that both Gustavo and the forest hide and will have to decide how far he can go to confront what is hidden in darkness.


Critic Reviews for The Darkness (Las tinieblas)

All Critics (6)

Stands out for its originality in the context of Mexican cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 24, 2017 | Full Review…

The calculated slowness of the narrative allows the director to immerse the audience in the enigmatic, gloomy and mystical universe. [Full review in Spanish]

October 20, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

[Daniel] Castro Zimbrón directs this thriller with an astounding certainty... [Full review in Spanish]

October 19, 2017 | Full Review…

... one of the Mexican premieres that promise to mark the current year. [Full review in Spanish]

October 13, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A haunting, powerful, beautifully empty film that escapes logic with slight but deep arguments. [Full review in Spanish]

November 3, 2016 | Full Review…

Zimbrón manipulates our expectations, scatters contradictory clues as to what is really going on ...

October 14, 2016 | Full Review…

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