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Shudder Theatre at Los Feliz 3 | Beyond Fest 2021
IFC Midnight 10th Anniversary
This screening is free courtesy of IFC Midnight. Ticket RSVP will be available 9am the day of the event on this page. There will be a standby line. This is a vaccinated-only screening.
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Join us at midnight in celebrating the moment when Jennifer Kent unleashed upon the world what would become one of the best-loved horror creations of all time in THE BABADOOK.
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her out-of-control 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both.
When a disturbing storybook called ‘The Babadook’ turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he’s been dreaming about. As his hallucinations spiral out of control, he becomes more unpredictable and violent. Amelia, genuinely frightened by her son’s behaviour, is forced to medicate him.
But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real after all.
DISTRIBUTOR: IFC Midnight