[Watch] House (1977) and Embracing Cinematic Artifice

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The Japanese film – House (1977) has gained a large cult following over the last decade due to its overwhelming and seemingly unique visual style. In this video essay, I explore what gives it such a visceral impact while also finding the threads that link it to other films. Though it may be compelling in its oddity, it speaks in a familiar language once broken down.

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