Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying ...
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Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying to seduce them, with tales of ghosts ans spirits haunting his hotel. The fun begins when he and they realize the haunts are real and malevolent. At times sexual farce, at others, ghostly thriller, this movie is aptly called a "ghost story for adults". Written by
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What would you say if I told you that I had evidence of an individual who survived death in some form?
Rev. Tommy Sonnenscheim:
I'm sorry, I'm afraid I don't deal with the paranormal, I'm a priest.
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This is one of those films that is so laid back and realistic that it TRULY scares the crap out of you! The fact that you won't even see the scary bits coming is what sets this movie above and beyond many more obviously scary pictures. And, if you are like me, you will often casually think about some of the scenes in this film, because they are quiet profound! Be prepared to be creeped out by the Green Man!
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