When the Lights Went Out details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Hannah Clifford, Kate Ashfield, Gary Lewis, Tasha Connor, Matt Connor, Sean Corey, Peter Egan, Morgan Connell, Jacob Clarke, Alan Brent, Nicky Bell, Hester, Alan, Martin Compston, Claire Catterson, Steven Waddington, Hannah Cli, Sean Core|
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When the Lights Went Out
|1hr 22 mins||15|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 22 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
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good film. Not overly scaryBy QEHB (2 reviews) , 17 Dec 2012
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[Highly rated reviewer]Really liked the story idea. the colours of the drab mid 70's are great. it works really well. its not a terrifying horror movie; the moments of horror are actually quite ironic and unseen at times, and are somehow better than hollywood effects for that.
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Brilliant bit of entertainment. good horrorBy cheesemunch (2 reviews) , 13 Dec 2013Brilliant, Grit that only British films can provide, lot better than watching an American girl run screaming through the woods in her knickers.
1974 A good year - you be the judgeBy a customer , 07 Dec 2013Glad we didn't move house there when we got married in the 70's Excellent period portrayal bringing back memories of the era Anyone hoping for a blood slasher movie will be disappointed, this film has a story to tell. A well acted film with a scary true storyline and a satisfying conclusion.
A scary view which will make you jump out of your skin and hide under the bedBy toucher (1 review) , 14 Nov 2013this was a amazing horror. jumpy but fun to watch with some weird twists. This is my second time watching this because it is so good and different, I've never seen anything like it. The cover of it is easy to see out of a crowd as well. I forgot the name but as soon as I saw the cover I new exactly what it was.... I wouldn't recommend if you don't like creepy movie's because this is one of my 5 scariest movie's I've ever watched. :)
Classic British HorrorBy Oli123 (1 review) , 03 Nov 2013This is an excellent British Horror ! The build up and the unknown 'presence' makes it especially creepy, the acting was brilliant and because there are only a few Characters you really get a feel for each individual. the whole setting of the story normalizes it which adds to the whole thing. If you like British films and live Horror then do watch this film, however be warned, despite some saying it is not scary I beg to differ !
Better than it looks...By movie-samurai (1 review) , 03 Nov 2013Set in Yorkshire in 1974, this superior and most recent director's effort from Pat Holden (The Long Weekend) places the viewer in familiar 'Poltergeist' territory as thirteen-year-old Sally (Tasha Connor) is besieged by an evil spirit who has taken to manifest itself in her new home. Sally's disbelieving parents, who seem to enjoy throttling the girl following each display of terror, slowly come to believe; and that their new council house does indeed contain a 'presence' that is far from friendly... And after making the local news, the Maynard family earn themselves a few extra quid by selling invites to a steady queue forming outside their home by a curious public. As the terror escalates however, the Maynard family soon find themselves calling upon a local priest to perform a spot of (unofficial) DIY exorcism - a feat that harks back to the good old days of 70's horror. Overall this was quite a decent film; far better than its online reviews, most notably those seen in imdb, would have you believe. My advice would be, and assuming you enjoy old-school 'haunted house' movies, give this one a whirl - this might both surprise and scare you with its subtle (and very British) minimalist horror set pieces and charm.