Housebound (2014)

Not Rated   |    |  Comedy, Horror, Mystery


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A young woman is forced to return to her childhood home after being placed under house arrest, where she suspects that something evil may be lurking.


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  • Glen-Paul Waru and Morgana O'Reilly in Housebound (2014)
  • Rima Te Wiata and Morgana O'Reilly in Housebound (2014)
  • Morgana O'Reilly in Housebound (2014)
  • Glen-Paul Waru in Housebound (2014)
  • Rima Te Wiata and Morgana O'Reilly in Housebound (2014)
  • Morgana O'Reilly in Housebound (2014)

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23 October 2014 | voyou-703-655350
8
| Cartoonish black humour and genuine suspense under the same roof.
And these are only two of the ingredients that will make Housebound at least a cult and hopefully a classic. It's hard enough to make the public laugh, the most difficult thing to achieve in fact. Now imagine that you can never guess if the next minute will crack you up or alarm you. How much fun that is !.

One aspect of Housebound that I particularly enjoy is the fact that the characters are as multi-layered as the story itself. They start with one facet, one role, and naturally reveal more of their humanity all along the way. They can bring as much surprises as the events do. It must have been a pleasure for the actors. Who, by the way, are excellent.

There are no scream queens here. Watch Housebound and you'll find yourself rooting for a brat or the housewife next door, between two guffaws.

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Release Date:

4 September 2014

Language

English


Country of Origin

New Zealand

Box Office

Budget:

NZD350,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$241,347

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