TV Movie | R | | Horror
The demonic forces in the haunted Long Island house escape through a mystical lamp which finds its way to a remote California mansion where the evil manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father.
Cinematographer Tom Richmond had never shot a TV movie before and didn't understand a lot of the production methodology and stylistic rules for shooting television productions, while director Sandor Stern had an extensive TV résumé. Partially because of this, Stern and camera operator Michael Lund made most of the decisions regarding framing and camera placement. Richmond claims he "sort of felt like the lighting manager as opposed to the director of photography."
(at around 1h 28 mins) The amount of blood on Jessica's knife changes (and even disappears) between shots.
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