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Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Lady in White (1988)

A writer reminisces about his childhood in Willowpoint Falls, an average 1960s American small town. Like the tag line says, he once witnessed a murder on All Hallows Eve, but the victim had already been dead for ten years.
To enjoy Lady in White you'll need to enjoy 1980s supernatural films in general, because the story moves slowly. But Autumn can be a languid season and life was slower back then, so it's not too much of a problem. Plus, there are enough trace amounts of a Ray Bradbury and Stephen King influence in the fabric of the narrative to keep me entertained during the slower times.
In a way it's the story of a girl searching for her mother; it just happens to be told from the perspective of a young boy who played a role in her journey.

3 cliffside struggles out of 5

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