In 1840, a samurai comes home to find his wife in bed with another man, so he kills them both and then himself. Flash-forward to the present day, and an American family of three moves into this since-abandoned house and starts to experience incidents of haunting and possession.
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An ancient curse has turned their lives into a nightmare of lust and revenge.
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Did You Know?
Director Kevin Connor
has said of the film's major love scene in a 2011 interview with John Kenneth Muir
: "The interesting story about this is that the producers wanted a more graphic sex scene, which wasn't in the script. So Edward Albert
and Susan George
agreed to do it on their terms which was that Susan would wear her panties because of an experience she had had on Straw Dogs
(1971) where somebody at the lab [allegedly] had copied some of the revealing out-takes from her nude scenes - so she certainly wasn't going to let that happen again. You can imagine how difficult it was to shoot a nude scene with both your leads wearing underwear, but it worked out very well". See more
[as she is watching a blue, ghostly face making faces at her
There's an awful face in my soup!
The 1986 UK Warner video version was cut by 34 secs by the BBFC to edit the decapitation scenes and shots of a severed arm. See more
Referenced in Vamp