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The Babadook

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Show | 6:21am
The Modern School of Film’s founder, Robert Milazzo, leads an in-depth, active deconstruction and group-discussion. This screening was created with the cinephile in mind, to delve deeper in the art and craft of film. The active deconstruction format will allow for the instructor to stop the film at points and lead in depth discussions about the techniques being used in the film, as you watch it. Explore the depth and breadth of film as an art form and see films you love in a new way! Rated: Not Rated Run Time: 1hr 33min Horror Amelia (Essie Davis), the heroine of Jennifer Kent’s horror movie THE BABADOOK, is an Australian single mother haunted by memories of her late husband’s tragic death.  As the story opens, Amelia is raising her young son Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a sweet-natured but very precocious and troubled little boy.  Samuel’s conduct stresses Amelia to the breaking point. The situation at home grows much more bizarre when Samuel asks his mom to read to him, and produces a strange children’s storybook from his bedroom shelf. Entitled “The Babadook,” it’s an eerie pop-up book with charcoal illustrations of a demonic figure that announces itself by knocking at the door of a house six times. trailer-artwork Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.