In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
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In London, solicitor Arthur Kipps still grieves over the death of his beloved wife Stella on the delivery of their son Joseph four years before. His employer gives him a last chance to keep his job, and he is assigned to travel to the remote village of Crythin Gifford to examine the documentation of the Eel Marsh House that belonged to the recently deceased Mrs. Drablow. Arthur befriends Daily on the train and the man offers a ride to him to the Gifford Arms inn. Arthur has a cold reception and the owner of the inn tells that he did not receive the request of reservation and there is no available room. The next morning, Arthur meets solicitor Jerome who advises him to return to London. However, Arthur goes to the isolated manor and soon he finds that Eel Marsh House is haunted by the vengeful ghost of a woman dressed in black. He also learns that the woman lost her son, drowned in the marsh, and she seeks revenge, taking the children of the terrified locals.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Originally planned to be shot in 3D although this was later scrapped. See more »
At 54 min 40 secs, Arthur Kipps puts down his axe to tear wallpaper off. After tearing the paper off he steps back 2 or 3 steps and reads the inscription. The next shot shows him holding the axe again but he never bends down to pick it up. See more »
Mrs. Elizabeth Daily:
[in an entranced chant, simulating voices of dead children]
She makes us... She makes us do it. She makes us... They took her boy away, so now she takes us.
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German theatrical release used the cut UK version to secure a more commercial "Not under 12" rating. DVD release is uncut and was rated "Not under 16". See more »
Creepy and terror movie about a solicitor finds a strange mansion is inhabited by a heinous ghost
Frightening and eerie Hammer Film Production in which a gloomy ghost terrorizes and kills villagers and children. It deals with a young solicitor : Daniel Radcliffe, is assigned to go to a remote village about an inheritance issue. There he discovers a vengegul ghost of a disturbing woman horrifying the locals. As the advocate at law arrives in the far haunted house, awakening the darkest inhabitant at the isolated place, Jeanette Humfrye, otherwise known as Woman dressed in black . She seeks vendetta against villagers, the reason for her son was drowned in a bog , as when she shows up a child from the location dies . As things go wrong when some kiddies are dieing under strange circumstances. Then, the advocate becomes the next target for the nasty ghost. Later on, the lawyer must fend off the damned spirit who takes the scared little boys. She never forgives. She never forget. She never left.
Scary and ghastly movie about a haunted mansion located at Eel Mashland House, there happens weird and bizarre happenings. The easy narration is developed in slow moving, but it doesn't results to be neither boring, nor tiring, but entertaning and creepy . Being based on the successful novel written by Susan Hill and adequate script by Jane Goldman. As a young to be aware dark secrets, finding out scary legends, revealing sinister truths of the menacing Jeanette and her ominous revenge taking the children. The place used for the fictional tale leading to Eel Marsh Island turns to be Osea Island tidal Causeway situated at the estuary of Blackwater river in Essex, England. Due to tidal conditions, the cast and crew were restricted to only a few hours of working time per day at the location. The main and support cast are pretty well, such as Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Jane McTeer, Shawn Dooley and Jessica Raine as nanny. It packs a thrilling and suspenseful musical score by Marco Beltrani, a good composer expert on dark atmosphere . As well as a shading and evocative cinematography by Tim Maurice Jones. This Hammer motion picture was well and professionally directed by James Watkins. He is a good artisan who has directed Tv series as McMafia, Black mirror and films as Bastille day and Eden Lake.
It had a sequel titled Woman in black : Angel of death 2014 by Tom Harper . About a group of children evacuated from WWII London under the care of Helen McGlory, Phobe Fox, Jeremy Irvine , as they go to the sinister mansion where appears again the grisly ghost . There is also a Tv rendition Woman in black 1989 by Herbert Wise with Adam Rawlins, Bernard Hepton. And a third film in preparation.
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