The Hole in the Ground – Ireland/Finland, 2018

‘Darkness hides within’

The Hole in the Ground is a 2018 Irish/Finnish supernatural horror film written and directed by Lee Cronin (shorts: Ghost Train; Through the Night) from a screenplay written with Stephen Shields. The movie stars Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen and James Quinn Markey.


Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris.

A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home…

The Hole in the Ground will be released theatrically in North America by A24 and in the UK in March 2019. In North America, the film will be also available on pay-per-view through DirecTV for a limited time..

Main cast:

  • Seána Kerslake
  • James Cosmo
  • Kati Outinen
  • James Quinn Markey
  • Simone Kirby
  • Steve Wall
  • Kati Outinen

IMDb | Related: Beyond the Woods

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