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2014 3.0/5 IMDb 5.9/10 (8.9k) TV-MA HD 93 minutes

A film archivist sees footage revealing that his happy home was once the scene of a gruesome murder, which casts evil shadows upon his present life.

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Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra, Kelly Byrne, Steve Oram, Calum Heath, Anneke Blok, Paddy Curran, Carl Shaaban, Alicja Ayres Directed by Ivan Kavanagh

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NYT Review: In a House With a Dark Past, a Prime Suspect

“The Canal,” starring Rupert Evans, is an Irish horror story. — Anita Gates Read the review

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Injecting explicit imagery into an old-fashioned possession story, writer-director Ivan Kavanagh brandishes his unusual mix of styles right from the beginning.

Peter Debruge, Variety, 2014-10-13


Piers McGrail's nuanced, moody cinematography brings out the best in writer-director Ivan Kavanagh's over-mannered but effectively creepy ghost story.

Simon Abrams, Village Voice, 2014-10-07


Over all, the action is too cryptic, and the pedestrian dialogue doesn't help.

Anita Gates, New York Times, 2014-10-09