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Out of the Darkness
A ghostly drama of the Derbyshire plague village of Eyam, as unquiet spirits of the long dead make contact with the living.
Children's 1985 68 mins
Director: John Krish
Shot on location around Derbyshire, this atmospheric and entertaining ghost story - which sees the dispossessed spirit of a young plague victim making contact with modern kids - is one of the highlights of the latter days of the Children's Film Foundation. Past intrudes on present with increasing regularity in this wittily-scripted piece, written and directed by John Krish.
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Gothic: The Dark Heart of Film
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Directed by John Krish
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