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Saturday 14th December 2019

Netflix viewers hail The Hole in the Ground as the 'scariest film of the year'

Time to hide behind the sofa

With the nights drawing in and the cold biting hard, it's the perfect time to put on your onesie, cuddle up on the sofa and find your next TV obsession.

And Netflix subscribers are already calling Irish horror film The Hole In The Ground the 'scariest movie of the year'.

The film, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier in the year, has now come onto Netflix in the UK and viewers flooded social media with some very positive reviews.

Viewers are already raving about The Hole In The Ground (Credit: Netflix/YouTube)

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The film, starring Seána Kerslake, follows a single mother who moves to a remote new home in a forest.

Sarah's young son disappears into the woods behind their rural home and when he returns, his behaviour grows increasingly disturbing.

Sarah begins to believe that the boy who returned may not be her son at all.

But what does it have to do with a mysterious woman they meet on the road and how does it all connect to the huge sinkhole developing nearby?

This sinister and scary story has already got viewers scared out of their wits, with many taking to Twitter to share their horror.

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One user said: "The Hole In The Ground could be one of the scariest films of 2019."

Another wrote: "Highly recommend @curlecronin's fantastic The Hole In The Ground, which landed on Netflix today!

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