DIRECTED by Sergio G. Sánchez and starring George MacKay, Mia Goth and Charlie Heaton, this mysterious horror should tick all the boxes, but leaves a few blank.
It’s 1969 and Rose Marrowbone brings her four kids to a rural American town, where she was raised.
A tragedy leaves Jack in charge of his siblings, intent on maintaining the family unit. Oh, and there’s a ghost in the house.
The whole film feels a relatively tame offering from Sánchez, who brought us the genuinely squeakybum horror The Orphange.
It’s melancholic and tries to pack a lot in – sure it’s a gothic horror, but it’s also a coming of age drama. Perhaps one for younger horror fans not yet owners of a desiccated heart and cynical eye.
The Secret of Marrowbone (15) 110 mins
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