Peur(s) du Noir (Fear(s) of the Dark)
Peur(s) du Noir (Fear(s) of the Dark) (2007)

Six of the world's most talented graphic artists and animators come together to breathe vivid life into their greatest nightmares in this animated horror omnibus featuring the work of Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre di… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: October 21, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2009
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This French animated horror portmanteau is monochrome and minimalist, visually stunning, but light on scares.

Jason Anderson
Toronto Star

This French-made chiller proves just how scary a pitch-black theatre can be.

Full review…
Reyhan Harmanci
San Francisco Chronicle

Fear(s) of the Dark is a feast for the eyes, even if it doesn't always get the pulse racing.

Full review…
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Graphic art and comics fans will appreciate its high-art wrinkle, but it's pretty tame stuff conceptionally.

Full review…
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Brilliantly creepy.

Full review…
Boston Globe

The black-and-white images are so cutting edge, you could bleed.

Full review…
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An ambitious failure...

Full review…
Mark Rahner
Seattle Times

Maybe different things scare the French. But I'll give them this: Prattling monologues can be unsettling.

Full review…
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Sinister and beautiful.

Full review…
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

There are some chilling sequences here, and it's nice to see a fresh approach to the horror genre, but the movie doesn't really dig its nails in very far.

Full review…

Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Saskia D.
You should definitely give it a try if you're into short stories, animated movies, and like the Animatrix (which is also a collection of short animations… More
Sylvester Kuo
I fear nothing in the dark, except the creepy narrator. Fear of the Dark live up to it's title, a black and white anthology horror film centred on the… More
Luke Baldock
Fear(s) of the Dark isn't the horror film I was hoping for. It's creepy, twisted and dark, but is also distant. It's really a portfolio of work… More
Sam Cole
Definitely an interesting animation style and a pretty cool atmosphere is created, but it will leave you in the dark (no pun intended) about what the whole… More
Emily Armstrong
I'm the first to admit that I'm both a sucker for short animation and for short horror anthologies. This strange black and white French film combines… More