• 2014
  • New Zealand
  • 1h 49min
  • Directed by: Gerard Johnstone
  • Written by: Gerard Johnstone
  • Cast: Morgana O'Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru

When Kylie (O'Reilly) is placed under house arrest for a botched robbery, at first she's just annoyed at being stuck with mum (Te Wiata), until supernatural things start to happen. Deliriously funny haunted house horror with wonderful performances, taut and intricate chase sequences, and a cheese grater to the face. Barmy, riotous and strangely touching.

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FrightFest 2014: Housebound

20 Aug 20144 stars

Gerard Johnstone's riotous debut skilfully mixes horror and hilarity

Hollywood could learn a thing or two from Kiwi first-time writer-director Gerard Johnstone, who casts two exquisitely expressive ladies in his deliriously funny and downright scary haunted house horror. A combination of fantastic performances and a…

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