The Woman in Black is a supernatural thriller filled with dramatized horror and suspense.
Based on Susan Hill’s 1983 horror fiction novel, the film hits theaters today.
When a young widowed lawyer, Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) moves to a small remote English village in the early 1900s to sort out estate mansion affairs of his deceased client, Alice Drablow, he encounters a deadly secret. So much in fact, it places his career at stake.
Upon his arrival, it soon becomes clear, he realizes people in the town are quite reserved but cannot figure out why. Soon enough it becomes evident that the village people are keeping secrets from Kipps about town’s tragic history.
Directed by James Watkins, the film received good reviews.It’s a real test of trials and forgiveness.Violent and disturbing images make the East Sussex film flow with the ghost-like presence on a window on Halloween feeling the cold mist on the floor as you take each step on a dark night.
As he discovers that the house belonging to his client is haunted by the ghost of a woman. There are symbols and emphasized themes such as isolation, children, confusion, spiritualism and wrath which hook the viewer into the fearful and grievous moments.
Hammer Film Productions creates an atmosphere of the ghost with footsteps, cries from children and howls at night make the thriller even more intense. Prepare for nightmares.