Horror in This House: On Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 Cult Classic

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[Contains spoilers]

House is a film that burrows itself into the viewer’s subconscious mind and alters their perception of reality. The 1977 Japanese film has been described as a horror, a comedy, and a fantasy, yet none of those labels properly summarize it. House is post-modern…