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- The Australian psychological horror film, The Babadook (2014) directed by Jennifer Kent received critical acclaim and won many awards.
- The singer had prepared sketches for the album cover which were inspired by the album's themes of night terrors and lucid dreaming, as well as Eilish's interest in horror films, specifically The Babadook.
- Jennifer Kent (born 1969) is an Australian actress, writer and director, best known for her directorial debut, the horror film The Babadook (2014).
- The nickname is a reference to the film The Babadook.
- This included the Blu-ray and DVD releases of The Babadook and Backcountry, among others.
- The Babadook brings up everyday issues that many women face, like the journey of motherhood, and raising a child as a widow.
- According to The Sydney Morning Herald, director Jennifer Kent was "deluged" with film scripts from the United States after the success of her debut film The Babadook (2014), but decided to focus on writing and directing The Nightingale.
- Radek Ladczuk was the film's cinematographer for The Babadook and helped bring her ideas to life.
- It is made clear in many scenes of The Babadook, shown through the sets of the film.
- In 2014 she adapted her short into a feature-length film The Babadook starring Essie Davis whom Kent had known through drama school.
- 1 Shared award with The Babadook
- The Babadook is presented from the mother's perspective.
- Kent's first feature-length film The Babadook (2014) was a success at the Sundance Film Festival.
- Though noting its 'just starting out with game dev' aesthetic, the review praised the game's unnerving atmosphere and deep meaning, comparing it to the psychological horror film The Babadook.
- The network left the air the night of December 31 around 11:59 p.m. ET after an airing of The Babadook with a simple message of "Thank you for watching Chiller. Good night!", after which the channel spaces created by Fearnet in 2006 and Chiller in 2007 both folded and ceased to exist.
- Davis starred in Jennifer Kent's 2014 debut feature The Babadook.
- Writer/director Jennifer Kent cast him as Robbie in her debut feature film, the psychological horror The Babadook (2014).
- The Windy City Times commented upon the film's central focus on women, which they felt was "one of the reasons The Babadook and why actor-writer-director Cathryn Michon's comedy Muffin Top: A Love Story are such refreshing finds."
- The film inspired director Jennifer Kent, and was included in a scene in her 2014 horror film The Babadook.
- The Babadook has more of an emphasis on narrative than many horror films as it is about the relationship with the monster and the family and how they, in the end, learn to live with not only their "inner demons" but the Babadook himself.
- One of her scripts, Grace, won the Prix Du Scenario for unproduced scripts at the Cinema Des Antipodes festival, which presents films from Australia and New Zealand, but Kent said in October 2014, "The story of Grace was very much what I ended up making with The Babadook."
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