Dark Touch – Reviewed
Written and directed by Marina de Van, Dark Touch shines light on child abuse from a child’s perspective.
The fear and confusion instilled in them through such unspeakable acts just might be more terrifying than any horror movie you’ve seen. You know, the ones filled with zombies and vampires, maybe a serial killer or two.
Set in a small town in Ireland, Dark Touch follows the path of a young girl named Neve whose own family perishes right before her eyes. While the deaths of her loved ones are investigated she is posted up with the neighbors; who were also close friends of her parents. Early on however, she struggles to find a place in this almost too perfect life.
With Neve’s landscape moving around her, all focus on living a normal childhood seems lost. She has come to expect the atrocities of her past as those of her future as well. Falling deeper into despair, Neve’s only option is to embrace her gift and turn the tables on those who have mistreated her and others. The shoe is now on the other foot and it isn’t long before it hits the ground running.
Vengeance is key and Neve now has the upper hand. As the walls crumble down, her whole world is set on fire.
DARK TOUCH opens in select theaters and will be available to watch on Cable VOD, SundanceNOW and other digital outlets (iTunes, Amazon Streaming, PS3 Playstation Unlimited, XBOX Zune, Google PLAY and YouTube) starting September 27th.
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I give it a 7 out of 10, I liked it and you may too.