It is important to say that it is a adaptation from the short story of the same name by Joe Hill. Director Scott Derrickson has worked on such films as The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister.
What is The Black Phone about?
The Black Phone It has the protagonists Finney and Gwen Shaw who live in the United States during the 70s. One day, when Finney returns from school, he meets a mysterious man who performs a magic trick with black balloons to kidnap him.
Later she realizes that she was one of the victims of the “raptor” because he is locked in a basement with a mattress and there is only a black telephone. Through this medium he receives clues from other children who were also kidnapped.
While, Gwen look for clues to find his brother and for the police to capture the kidnapper. The film has also stood out for the good setting of the settings, costumes and the color palette that changes with the development of the plot.