Sundance 2014: THE BABADOOK Trailer

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One of the creepiest looking films to play at Sundance this year is Jennifer Kent‘s supernatural horror flick The Babadook.  The film revolves around a mother and her son who are terrorized by a supernatural creature known as the Babadook, after a mysterious children’s book shows up in their home.

Twitch posted up the newly released trailer, check it out along with the synopsis after the jump.


From breakthrough writer-director Jennifer Kent comes the creepy psychological horror movie The Babadook, making its world premiere in Sundance’s Midnight section. The film tells of a single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, who battles with her son’s nighttime fear of a shadowy monster. But soon, she must confront the sinister presence lurking in the house. With echoes of past and contemporary classics like Rosemary’s Baby, The Tenant, The Exorcist, The Omen and Let the Right One In, the film is an immaculately crafted tale starring Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman. The supporting cast includes Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, and Ben Winspear.

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