Dark Touch
Dark Touch (2013)

At night, an isolated house deep in the countryside takes on a monstrous life of its own. Objects and furniture run riot against the inhabitants, leaving 11-year-old Neve the only survivor of a bloody massacre that destroys the bodies of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: January 27, 2014
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Wielding his camera with jumpy precision, Mr. Conroy infuses even chaotic motion with stabilizing elegance.

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Scott Weinberg

A frank and powerful horror film about the disastrous and irrevocable effects of child abuse.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Elegantly atmospheric indie horror drama plumbs typically unseen depths of children's coping mechanisms in the face of terrible real-life experience.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

For all its soaring cutlery, Dark Touch, like much of the best horror, works the fears that connect to real life.

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Beth Accomando

Dark Touch employs the sensational trappings of a horror film to explore the real world horrors of child abuse.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

Like Carrie without the religion, or Village of the Damned without the aliens, Dark Touch is uncompromising, utterly chilling, and actually about something - the misuse of power, whether a parent's or a child's. It is also unmissable.

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Adi Robertson
The Verge

It's hampered by its need for easy resolutions and horror set pieces, neither quite embracing nor escaping its genre roots.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

Dark Touch is meant to touch a nerve, not merely spook. It's about deeper fears, and realer monsters.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

De Van appears to think that throwing every horror cliche in the book at something will make for atmosphere.

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Panta Oz
Very classy and stylish horror thryller comes from Ireland and it is a co-production of more European countries on a subject of child abuse, thanks to the… More
Maymay Asahan
No, not my thing.