R | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.
Important conversations or exposition between the core characters usually happen around food or a group meal like a picnic or dinner. This was symbolic of the fact that most important family discussions usually happen during dinner time, and it also... ...
Ghosts are real. This much I know. The first time I saw one I was 10 years old. It was my mother's. Black cholera had taken her. So Father ordered a closed casket, asked me not to look. There were to be no parting kisses. No goodbyes. No last words....
The "Land Certificate" Edith Cushing finds when looking inside the envelopes related to the former wives bears the cipher ER around the British coat of arms - should be VR (Victoria Regina) as they were from the late 19th century.
The Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures opening logos are bloody red with creepy music and humming in the background.
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