If you haven’t seen the IFC Midnight release of The Silent House, also known as La Casa Muda, you’re really missing out. Need a bit more convincing? Then how about three clips to get your ghost?
Look for the film in limited theatrical release and on video on demand. Keep it locked here for more.
Based on a true events occuring in the late 40’s in a small village in Uruguay, ‘La Casa Muda’ is groundbreaking horror filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes. The film centers on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. Laura and her father Wilson settle down in a cottage they have to renew since its owner will soon put the house up for sale. They will spend the night there and repair the following morning. Everything seems to go smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder on the upper floor of the house.