WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT

By Pat HOLDEN

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Horror - Completed 2011

"WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT" is a supernatural thriller BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts. A disturbing and frightening film from producers Deepak Nayar (Bend it Like Beckham) and Bil Bungay (Moon).

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Sitges - Intl Fantastic FF of Catalonia 2012
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    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Horror
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Pat HOLDEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Pat HOLDEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Bil BUNGAY, Deepak NAYAR
    • Synopsis
    • Based on true events, ”WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT” (a,k,a,” SPEAK NO EVIL”) is set in Yorkshire, 1974. Britain is in recession, the oil crisis and black outs loom large.
      The Maynard Family move into their dream house, only to find a “PRESENCE” already living there. Len (Steve Waddington), Jenny (Kate Ashfield) and their daughter Sally (Tasha Connor) must struggle to keep their already-fragile family together as they are attacked by poltergeists.
      Soon it becomes apparent that Sally is their main focus of attention. The house becomes a living nightmare. They must exorcise the evil spirits for them to survive.
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