Not Rated | | Drama, Horror
A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
When asked where the idea for The Babadook (2014) came from, director Jennifer Kent said, "I have a friend who's a single mother, whose son was traumatized by this monster figure that he thought he saw everywhere in the house. So I thought, 'What if this thing ... ...
You little pig. Six years old and you're still wetting yourself. You don't know how many times I wished it was you, not him, that died.
Samuel: I just wanted you to be happy.
Amelia: I just want you to be happy. Sometimes I just want to smash your head against the ...
When Amelia gets the ripped up book back and looks at the new pages, the last page says (Line 3): the more you deny the (Line 4): stronger I get. Yet when the camera pans over the words on the page, the second 'the' has been cut out from the end of line three and moved to the fourth line making it (Line 4): the stronger I get.
$559,147 (UK) (26 October 2014)
$924,279 (USA) (8 February 2015)
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