Rating for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark The FSK decision is a tangible surprise

Rating for “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”: The FSK decision is a tangible surprise!

The horror film produced by Guillermo del Toro puts on handmade nostalgic horror rather than blood or brutality. Therefore, the German FSK Certificate is quite surprising and is also too strict failed for our taste.

The published in the nineties, usually only one page long “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” in North America knows just about every child. It really is no surprise: Not only is the collection of short stories immensely popular, it also comes from the children’s book author Alvin Schwartz. When the “The Shape Of Water” Oscar-winning Guillermo del Toro (as a producer) and André Øvredal have made (as a director) because the implement Stories for the cinema, they have turned to “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” a movie which is already much straight-creepy than as “goose bumps”, which nevertheless passes for Family Horror.

And that has also paid off in the US: With its PG-13 release “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” has lured there also a lot of aspiring horror fans to theaters. At the end is gathered a box office of almost $ 100 million in North America alone. In Germany, however it could be the film now have much more difficult, because the FSK trust the child-friendly horror apparently not quite on the way and has now made the decision to release him only for an older audience:

In Germany “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” has received an FSK released from 16 years Arts and Cinema.

In Germany “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” has received an FSK released from 16 years.

That’s why the decision is such a pity

Now adult horror fans can of course delighted that the film is not as harmless apparently as they were afraid of the PG release in the US might. But the thing is just, “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is not comparatively family compliant because the makers would deliberately hold back, it’s him, because they also have plate shock or cheap power spikes simply not necessary. “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” is a “a pretty homage to the traditional American horror stories” and a “nice old school of horrors with a great sixties flair, lovable hero and perfectly staged shock moments” as we in the official FILM STARTS Write criticism.

That would have been the perfect chance to introduce younger viewers to the genre – without them having to set before sterile, boiled, heruntergedampfte for her age fare. But now allowed the 13 to 15 year old youth, for the “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” would actually have been the perfect Halloween movie, not the movies. But at the latest on DVD and Blu-ray may then yes enscheiden parents – and in this case they should there quietly turn a blind eye, because with “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” FSK is unusual in light of the case law in recent years been severe.

That would have been the perfect chance to introduce younger viewers to the genre
without them having to set before sterile, boiled, heruntergedampfte for her age fare.

“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” will run from October 31, 2019 in German cinemas.

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