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The House (2007)

Baan phii sing (original title)
This is inspired by a true story of three horrible murders that happened to three women in years past. Chalinee, a young reporter, is curious as to the truth behind the three mysterious ... See full summary »
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Chalini (as Inthira Chaloenpura)
Chutcha Rujinanon ...
Nuanchavee (as Chatcha Rujinanon)
Chamanun Wanwinwatsara
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Chalerm (as Komsun Nuntachit)
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Utis (as Kongdech Jaturanrasamee)
Nuttawat Plengsiriwat ...
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Vasan (as Vorapoj Nimvijit)
Wiboonsiri Khongpool ...
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Pisamai Pakdeevijit ...
Nun (as Pissamai Pakdeevijit)
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This is inspired by a true story of three horrible murders that happened to three women in years past. Chalinee, a young reporter, is curious as to the truth behind the three mysterious cases, so she starts searching for more information. Finally, she discovers the house where three women were killed by their lovers. But when she takes her final steps into the cursed house, she finds something more frightening than she ever imagined waiting for her. Written by Irishlass240 (smmorr240@aol.com)

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Landhaus der Verfluchten  »

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Written by Sutthipong Sombatjinda
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Not so good, but not so bad either.
28 March 2011 | by (Last house on the left) – See all my reviews

I have been particularly fond of Asian horror movies, because most of those I've seen were based on old cultural Folklore or legends, which in my opinion are always one of the best fodders for a good film. Another common ingredient they usually contain are ghosts or spirits that are out for justice. However, in the film Baan phii sing, or The House, it was said to be "supposedly" based on true crime stories, which is another favored movie subject as it can sometimes shed new light on an otherwise closed perspective.

The movie centers on the life of a female journalist who eagerly accepted an assignment of making a documentary report about some murder cases that was very big news during its time, but has already been forgotten through the years, namely: The Nuanchawee Murder. In September 18, 1959 Nuanchawee Patchara, a nurse was strangled and drowned by a group of men. Her body was found in the Choa Praya River. Around the time of murder, she was having an affair with a married doctor, Utid Kajorndate who became a suspect. He finally confessed that he hired a group of men to kill his secret lover after she had threatened to tell his wife about their affair.

The Jarmjuree Murder. In September 28, 1999 Chalerm Songkramkrad, a medical student, murdered his girlfriend, Jarmjuree Ploysawangsri in a cold-blood manner, and then tried to discard the body by amputating the limbs and slicing his dead girlfriend into tiny pieces, after she tried to break up with him. He later confessed to the police that he did it out of jealousy.

The Dr Pusuratt Murder. In February 20, 2001 a female doctor, Pusuratt Bhungaysornpan was reported missing. The police later found pieces of human tissues which matched the DNA of hers in the central drainage at the famous hotel in Bangkok. Doctor Watson Bhungaysornpan, her husband immediately became a murder suspect with the motive, that he had wanted a divorce and start a new life with his new lover.

During the course of her investigation, she finds one common ground among the accused: They all lived, at one time during their lives, in an old house. When she went there to investigate, weird things suddenly start to happen to her and her husband as well.

While watching the first part of the movie, I was taken in by the creepiness of the house and the way the ghost seemed to appear. But it was a bit short-lived because the story unraveled in a way that I thought was dragging and unnecessary. The acting of the main character was a bit over-the-top and her fainting scenes were somehow, well, pathetic. The story had a lot of potential, but it seemed it was not realized in this movie. The film revolved on a plot that had too many implausibilities and left the viewer with more questions rather than the expected answers. Also, it failed to tie all the cases involved in a coherent continuity.

Still, I wouldn't write this off as a total failure. I have enjoyed it on some parts, and there were enough buckets of blood to rival even the slasher movies of the 80's.


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