The Haunted – UK, 2018 – reviews

‘Have you ever entered a haunted house?’

The Haunted is a 2018 British supernatural horror feature film about a young female caregiver working in a creepy old house.

Written and directed by David Holroyd, the TH Film production stars Sophie Stevens, Nick Bayly, Maggie Daniels, Virginia Denham, Ray MacAllan and Kirstie Steele.

Plot:

Emily arrives for her first nightshift as a caregiver to an elderly dementia patient. In an isolated house, her night turns into a nightmare as she is tormented by a vengeful spirit, and starts to uncover the house’s dark secrets…

Reviews [click links to read more]:

” …the plot stays so skeletal that the twist only works if bare minimum bits of story are divulged along the way. Conversely, the final reveal turns out to be such a sigh-inducing cliché that the payoff isn’t remotely worth the price paid in boredom to get there.” Culture Crypt

“With a decent lead performance, but a wholly uninspired concept and the matching “you didn’t earn it” scares, The Haunted fails to make a good impression.” Horrorfreak News

Cast and characters:

  • Sophie Stevens … Emily
  • Nick Bayly … Arthur
  • Maggie Daniels … Mary
  • Virginia Denham … Mum
  • Ray MacAllan … Paul
  • Kirstie Steele … Ghost

Technical details:

75 minutes

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