Lisa (Abigail Breslin) and her family
were murdered in 1986 on the day before Lisa’s 16th birthday.
Lisa and her family have been living the last day of their lives for a long time until Lisa wakes up and realizes that
she died. She starts to connect with her living counterpart Olivia and
must help Olivia (and Olivia’s family) befall the same sinister fate that has claimed so many including Lisa.
HAUNTER is a unique take on the haunted
house tale where the script provides some fresh twists like having it start out as a mystery for a dead person to figure out
and having her be able to connect through objects of the dead. Olivia finds
a way to connect with Lisa through Lisa’s necklace. Also it is interesting to see ghosts haunt other ghosts as this movie unfolds like a mystery. Director Vincenzo Natali directs another unique movie (he
directed other movies like SPLICE and CUBE).
Audio commentary with Director Vincenzo
Audio commentary with Writer Brain King
The Behind The Scenes featurette on HAUNTER
features interviews with the cast, the director, and writer in what comes out to be a well made and informative 20 minute
making-of featurette on HAUNTER.
The Complete Storyboards by Vincenzo Natali
shows every storyboard that the director did for the film alongside the shooting script in this 54 minute storyboard sacroll
of the script.
Also included on the disc are the teaser
poster, theatrical trailer for HAUNTER, and previews for other movies from IFC like DEVIL’S PASS, BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO,
FINAL ANALYSIS: HAUNTER offers a new spin on the haunted house movie with deft direction from Vincenzo Natali.
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