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The Haunting of Hill House 

TV-MA | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2018)
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Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

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Mike Flanagan
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Series cast summary:
Michiel Huisman ...  Steven Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Carla Gugino ...  Olivia Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Henry Thomas ...  Young Hugh Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Elizabeth Reaser ...  Shirley Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ...  Luke Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Kate Siegel ...  Theodora Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Victoria Pedretti ...  Nell Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Lulu Wilson ...  Young Shirley 10 episodes, 2018
Mckenna Grace ...  Young Theo 10 episodes, 2018
Paxton Singleton ...  Young Steven 10 episodes, 2018
Julian Hilliard ...  Young Luke 10 episodes, 2018
Violet McGraw ...  Young Nell 10 episodes, 2018
Timothy Hutton ...  Hugh Crain 10 episodes, 2018
Anthony Ruivivar ...  Kevin Harris 8 episodes, 2018
Samantha Sloyan ...  Leigh Crain 8 episodes, 2018
Annabeth Gish ...  Mrs. Dudley 6 episodes, 2018
Robert Longstreet ...  Mr. Dudley 6 episodes, 2018
Olive Elise Abercrombie ...  Abigail 5 episodes, 2018
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Explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country. Now adults, and forced back together in the face of tragedy, the family must finally confront the ghosts of their past, some of which still lurk in their minds while others may actually be stalking the shadows of Hill House.

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The look and style of the makeups would start with sketches. From there, they would move to the preliminary sculptures. The ghost designs would often change in the sculpture stage and then change once again in the coloration phase. Multiple camera tests with different lighting scenarios were done to achieve Flanagan's desaturated color palette. Kurtzman would say getting there was tough, that they couldn't use the typical red blood tones that one might first choose for split-open heads and other violent injuries. "We really had to pull that back as we tested and find the colors that would work for him." See more »

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Even though Hugh's right hand gets severely damaged by a fan while staying at Hill House there's no visible scar in Hugh's hand in present time. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD and Blu-ray releases feature extended and/or previously unseen scenes for episodes 1 (The Haunting of Hill House: Steven Sees a Ghost), 5 (The Haunting of Hill House: The Bent-Neck Lady), and 10 (The Haunting of Hill House: Silence Lay Steadily). See more »

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Amazing!
14 October 2018 | by MadMadamMollySee all my reviews

I'm quite a horror junkie, and it's so rare to find such an engaging horror series. Fantastic atmosphere, the creepy bits weren't overdone so none of it seemed hokey, acting was spot on, and in the end I didn't feel cheated by the plot line (no holes or strings left dangling, I really hate when that happens). Usually I can tear apart horror movies because of inconsistencies or impractical things but I saw none when I binge watched this show. Just fantastic all around, and I really enjoyed the way it was told, the past and present and how it flowed so well. I recommend this 100%.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Haunting of Hill House See more »

Filming Locations:

LaGrange, Georgia, USA See more »

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(entire series)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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