The Hole in the Ground

The Hole in the Ground (2019)

  • Director: Lee Cronin
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  • Genre: Horror, Monsters
  • Country: Ireland
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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.

Top Cast

Simone Kirby
Simone Kirby
  • As: Louise Caul
  • Movies: X Moor
Seána Kerslake
Seána Kerslake
  • As: Sarah O'Neill
Sarah Hanly
Sarah Hanly
  • As: Lil Jones

Critic Reviews

The film gradually becomes something more than a mixtape of horror gimmicks as it homes in on a frightening real-world subtext.
— Chuck Bowen (Slant Magazine)