24th Athens International Film Festival

The Babadook

One night, after they've read a particularly dark and disturbing children's book, the otherworldly figure that haunts the pages comes to life and mother and son will have a fateful encounter with the supernatural.

A young mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, tries to bring up her 6-year-old son and negotiate the immense void the loss of her loved one has left behind.

One night, after they've read a particularly dark and disturbing children's book, the otherworldly figure that haunts the pages comes to life and mother and son will have a fateful encounter with the supernatural.

In her much-lauded debut, Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent draws inspiration from iconography and the traditional horror movie plots and atmosphere, only to incorporate them in something much more complicated and insightful: a story on the clash between reason and absurdity and the struggle of one woman with demons that are more likely nestled inside her rather than outside, in the real world. L.K.


the babadook / ο μπαμπούλας - trailer by NyxtesPremieras

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Jennifer Kent

Σενάριο / Screenwriter
Jennifer Kent

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Radek Ladczuk

Μουσική / Music
Jed Kurzel

Μοντάζ / Editor
Simon Njoo

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Noah Wiseman
Benjamin Winspear, Tim Purcell

Αυστραλία / Australiav 2014
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
93'
Αγγλικά / English


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