IFC Wants to Scare You With a Dark Touch Later This Month


IFC Midnight acquired the UK thriller Dark Touch out of the Tribeca Film Fest earlier this year and, today, we’re learning that the film is arriving on September 27th.

Written and directed by Marina de Van, you can find stills from the film via this link.

In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Neve finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother. Suspecting a gang of homicidal vandals, the police ignore Neve’s explanation that the house is the culprit. To help ease her trauma, dutiful neighbors Nat and Lucas take her in with the supervision of a social worker. 

Neve has trouble finding peace with the wholesome and nurturing couple, and horrific danger continues to manifest. Haunted objects, an eerie score and a moody, oneiric look complement this intense and frightening peek into child abuse and the searing imagination of writer/director Marina de Van.

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