In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
A single mother moves into a new house with her daughter. Soon after the young girl has her first baby tooth fall off, she begins to recount that she is having nocturnal visits by a tooth fairy. It seems the house has a sinister history.
Sabrina Jolie Perez,
Jarreth J. Merz
In 1985, on the eve of her sixteenth birthday, Lisa discovers that she is stuck in time, living the same day over and over with her parents Bruce and Carol and her little brother Robbie. Soon she learns that they are dead and trapped on the day that they were murdered but she finds that she can contact other people. Out of the blue, a stranger comes to her house telling that he is going to fix the telephone line but indeed to threaten her to stop the contacts. Lisa finds that she is contacting victims of the killer in different timelines including the future, and the killer's name is Oscar. Will be possible to Lisa to stop the evil Oscar? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This is the type of ghost story that needs to be seen by a wide audience. No doubt it will find a following via VOD and DVD but it certainly deserves more. The story is unique, the performances spot on, and is exactly the kind of film people on genre comment boards say they want to see but instead get remakes of old films that rarely do the original justice. That or endless "Paranormal" films that no longer scare or surprise.
Where are the new ideas people ask. They are here in this film and they are there in others like it; but you have to hunt for them: read about them on fan based forums, take chances on something unheard of. Sure, you may see a lot of crap, but every so often a film like "Haunter" makes it all worth it.
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