Down a Dark Hall

Down a Dark Hall

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A new student (AnnaSophia Robb, The Way, Way Back) at a boarding school confronts the institution's supernatural occurrences and the dark powers of its headmaster (Uma Thurman). More

A difficult young girl named Kit (Robb) is sent to the mysterious Blackwood Boarding School when her temper becomes too much for her mother to handle. Once she arrives, Kit encounters eccentric headmistress Madame Duret (Thurman) and meets the school’s only other students, four young women also headed down a troubled path. While exploring the school, Kit and her classmates discover that Blackwood Manor hides an age-old secret rooted in the paranormal.

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201896 minsSpain, USA
Horror

Down a Dark Hall | Reviews

48%27 reviews

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Variety

Variety

This is a decent modern Gothic thriller handled with sufficient style and a straight face by genre ace Cortés.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

With each new element, "Down a Dark Hall" reveals itself, with improbable delight, to be genuinely strange - a movie in which viewers can pick their own pleasure, no two spectators having exactly the same experience.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The scares might not satisfy those old enough to vote, but it should provide mild chills for its target audience.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Its elegant subtlety feels refreshing in this era of over-the-top horror films.

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