Demons and witchcraft in horror “The Darkness”

Demons and witchcraft in horror "The Darkness"
Amelia Eve in The Darkness (2021). Photo © Tharun Productions; Tharun Mohan

Also known for its previous title Dorcha, The Darkness (2021) is a horror movie about death, demons, and deception channeled through changelings, witchcraft, and everything in between following a young couple on a trip to Ireland.

Spanning one hundred years, and filled with mythology and folklore we start in the present day where writer Lisa and entrepreneur David are desperate for a brief escape from their hectic London lives. They take up residence in an old remote home in Ballyvadlea, Ireland, where Lisa has plans to start writing her new book and David has a business plan to work on, but the house has other ideas.

The movie is the debut feature film of the writer, director, and producer Tharun Mohan after horror and mystery short films Baby (2016) and Purgatory State of Mind (2017).

Amelia Eve, known for the horror film Shadowland (2021) and horror-mystery TV series The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020) stars in The Darkness (2021). The main cast is completed with Katherine Hartshorne, Cyril Blake, Adam Bond, John Sugden, Jo Hart, Mary Drake, Nicholas Gauci, Natali Servat, Marian Elizabeth, and the director Tharun Mohan in the supporting role of Dr. Jay.

The Darkness (2021) is already available on digital since May 3rd, 2021. Here you can watch its trailer.


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