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      Released Apr 1, 2016 1 hr. 18 min. Horror Mystery & Thriller TRAILER for Darling: Trailer 1 List
      71% 28 Reviews Tomatometer 45% 250+ Ratings Audience Score A lonely young woman (Lauren Ashley Carter) descends into madness when she becomes the caretaker of a mysterious New York mansion that has a troubled past. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Jun 06 Buy Now

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      Darling's classic inspirations will be obvious to most hardcore horror fans, but they're deployed with enough wit and flair to stand on their own chilling merits.

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      Melissa L Very Hitchcockian. This should be rated MUCH HIGHER than it is. I definitely recommend it! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/03/24 Full Review Audience Member I am a fan of this director Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Audience Member Wicked and twisted. I loved the visual style and the choice of black & white, a fairly unique choice for a movie of this kind. Great work from Carter, and was interesting to see Sean Young on screen again. Recommended. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member "Darling" offers a killer performance from Lauren Ashley Carter but as fairly written and edited the film is, it's just as not. 5.8/10, C Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Audience Member I made a rotten tomatoes account just to comment on how bad this movie is. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Director: Mickey Keating Writer: Mickey Keating Stars: Lauren Ashley Carter, (Jug-Face), Brian Morvant, Sean Young,(Dune) Larry Fessenden. Mickey Keating's psychological horror tale Darling is a stylish piece of cinema with a spooky atmosphere. Presented in glorious, glossy black and white, the film follows a young woman (Lauren Ashley Carter) as she housesits a massive New York home where the previous tenant, also a young woman, committed suicide. Cooped up all alone, the woman begins to experience strange hallucinations that have deadly results. Lauren Ashley Carter is a revelation. Reminiscent of a mix of Catherine Deneuve in Repulsion and Audrey Hepburn at Breakfast at Tiffany's . Darling relies heavily on Carter's ability to convey emotion through her facial features, and she excels in doing so. She tells the story through her haunting stare and methodical movements in a way that makes dialogue almost unnecessary. The manner in which her eyes bulge when certain things set her off, or the way her movements slightly change whenever situations grow more and more tense is extremely impressive. Carter rises to new heights of performance here, carrying the story with a confidence and depth that captivates for the entire 78 minutes. The film is most certainly "art house horror", and a terrific headtrip of a flick. 9/10 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Josh Kupecki Austin Chronicle Keating keeps his cards close, a common conceit of the films he's referencing: Repulsion, Rosemary's Baby, The Innocents, Persona, just to name a few. Does he succeed? You'd better believe it. Apr 14, 2016 Full Review Robert Abele Los Angeles Times More likely to dull by repetitive creep than memorably rattle the senses. Apr 7, 2016 Full Review Brad Wheeler Globe and Mail The director's Polanski preoccupation borders on imitation. Still, Keating's flattery is sincere, and so is his wish to stylishly freak you silly. Rated: 2.5/4 Apr 1, 2016 Full Review C.J. Prince Way Too Indie The offensiveness of Keating's story might not have been so transparent if everything else didn't feel so half-baked. Rated: 4/10 May 22, 2019 Full Review Carolyn Mauricette Cinema Axis Darling is a must-see for those who want a great performance, jarring scares, and a fresh art-house take on classic themes. May 17, 2019 Full Review Trace Thurman Bloody Disgusting Darling may not provide any easy answers, but it is a trippy, hypnotic ride through the mind of a woman who is slowly losing it. Rated: 4/5 Oct 31, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis A lonely young woman (Lauren Ashley Carter) descends into madness when she becomes the caretaker of a mysterious New York mansion that has a troubled past.
      Mickey Keating
      Executive Producer
      Larry Fessenden, Lauren Ashley Carter
      Mickey Keating
      Screen Media Films
      Production Co
      Glass Eye Pix
      Horror, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 1, 2016, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      May 27, 2016
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