The Babadook (2014)
Directed by: Jennifer Kent
Cast:Esse Davis, Noah Wisemen, Daniel Henshall
A Book. A Monster. A House. A single Mother & her 6 year old son. The perfect recipe for a psychological horror film. You think you’ve guessed the plot? Well, guess again!
A single mother who can’t forget the past. The disturbed son who loves magic, has troubles of his own.
The problems crawl in when the son tell his mother to read out a book called the “Mister Babadook“.
“If it’s in a word, or it’s in a look, you can’t get rid of the Babadook.”
That’s exactly what happens.
The film creeps into your system.The curiosity, the excitement , the tension is mind boggling.
This film gives an unusual spin to the horror genre. The setting and the atmosphere of the film is terrifying.
Radek Ladczuk , the cinematographer, has used lights effectively, giving the perfect mood to the film.
The music by Jed Kurzal is effective.
The screenplay and the depiction of a single mother’s life makes it an engaging watch.
The entire film is told through the mother’s perspective.
It has a great ending. You will surely take something back from it.
It’s a masterpiece!
Have nothing to do over the weekend? Watch it. Have a lot to do over the weekend? Take out time, and Watch it.
Watch it with someone, if you’re weak hearted.
We recommend you watch it alone instead. We bet you won’t regret it!
Watch the trailer here: