Nobuhiko Obayashi, Hausu (House), 1977 (still); photo: courtesy Janus Films

Hausu (House)

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

7 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

$10 Members

$12 General

Introduced by Ryanaustin Dennis, writer, performer, and curator

The horrifyingly hilarious haunted house tale follows a schoolgirl and her classmates on a visit to her mysterious aunt’s house. Based on stories by director Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 11- year-old daughter, the house devours each girl one by one in a series of psychedelic supernatural encounters with evil ghosts, a piano with a taste for blood and a demonic Cheshire-like house cat.

Print source: Janus Films

Film Details

Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi

Year: 1977

Running time: 88 minutes

Country: Japan

Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Format: 35mm

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