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Plot: In a country house at the turn of the century lives a family of eccentrics. Anastasia, the beautiful mistress of the manor, openly enjoys the amorous attention of her stepson Blarney, causing her husband, Diapanasius, to shoot her with a shotgun. Anastasia soon returns from the grave as a voyeuristic ghost who interferes with their love lives.
In an Old Manor House (1984), is a bizarre, little-known Polish horror movie directed Andrzej Kotkowski. If you’ve been asking yourself “Hey Rare Horror, where’s the really rare horror?” Well, here it is.
What we liked:
- This is one of the strangest horror movies you’ll ever see, with an unpredictable plot and numerous twists.
- Very complex storyline which will require a few watches to fully comprehend.
- Contains several enjoyable songs that add to the creepy atmosphere.
What we didn’t like:
- It’s not for the feint of heart as a it features some dark themes including incestuous undertones.
If you’re a hardcore horror movie fan who’s seen just about everything, then In a Dark Manor House is definitely worth hunting down, particularly if you enjoy films that try to be different . With just 40 votes in IMDB, it’s about as rare as they come. Recommended.
Rating: 7 out of 10
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