Based on a true story. After William Trigger's fiancé dies in a car accident, his life begins to spiral downwards into loneliness and seclusion. Taking a friend's advice, he attends a gathering, unaware that a séance is waiting for him on his arrival to try and contact the deceased. When he returns home things are not what they seem. Something or someone begins to haunt him. A frightening tale of one man's decent into madness, the supernatural and the doors to the other side.Written by
A very suspicious chess move in the Nathan Hill film ladder, I found Seance to be curious, and in fact almost an art-house style film. I can guess that from his previous film Tomboys, being a one room drama, that Hill wanted to broaden his horizons and shoot a film with a lot of exterior locations, which includes some incredible underwater sequences, shot on a limited budget. I heard a rumor that the shooting schedule was so tight that almost the whole movie is acted in one takes. For this alone it is quite an achievement then. 'Seance', much like Hill's 'Hyde & Seek' falls into a well known brand and genre of horror films. I guess the only difference here is that the movie is based on a true story. Apparently Daniel Rankin and Mr Hill were in class together one day during high school and had an emergency teacher recite a story (which the film is based on) about a friend of his who had just killed himself due to an horrific séance experience. The mind boggles. The last time I saw a Hill film he was smashing down a doorway, this time it's a rooftop!
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