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8 Film Ideas Sparked By The Nightmares of Children

Children might just have the richest, strangest, most ingeniously macabre imaginations in the world. Their singularly dark and sumptuously surreal visions have inspired authors like the Brothers Grimm and Edward Gorey, and kids have provided countless filmmakers with nightmare fuel, as well: any number of bizarre and/or creepy movies have been directly inspired by their flat-out terrifying dreams. 

The below directors have never stopped drawing on the haunted goldmine of ideas that define childhood fears. Read on to find out more, and don't be ashamed if you have to sleep with the lights on tonight.

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