A group of British students enbark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people who summoned it to die.Written by
The word "djinn" in Arabic actually stands for both a genie & a demon.In this demonic remake of a classic genie story taken from A 1001 Arabian Nights instead of granting them wishes the evil genie seeks a revenge on the people who have summoned him. See more »
During the Ouija board scene, the glass smashes. During the shots that follow the glass is visible on the table in the background, completely whole. See more »
[possessed by the Djinn]
The only thing he thought about was fucking Stella/Annie
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In the 1960's the Hammer Horrorr films helped to almost single handedly revitalised the british film industry - but lately we haven't seen much Horror (film wise) coming out of the UK. Long Time Dead tries to recify this with mixed results. Though not brilliant and lacking a lot of the audicity of the Hammer films, as well as the eerie spookiness of the lastets supernatural hits - THE OTHERS and SIXTH SENSE, Long Time Dead does manage a few tense moments - nothing overly scarey mind you but I didn't hate it.
The trouble is it is trying to follow an American formula - a group of teenagers fooling around with the supernatural unleash something terrible and most of them die as a result.
It also has the now mandatory - "it's not really over" ending.
That said it is okay and fans thirsty for a bit of spooky old fashioned horror/supernatural/teenage thriller will probably enjoy it.
Just as an aside I recommend viewers who did enjoy this or who are interested in the Demon DJIN which features in this film would enjoy WishMaster - the Wes Craven film. It is far more bloody and violent but the Djin is also much more developed.
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