Lady in White (1988)
Average Rating: 6.1/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 4
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In this supernatural nostalgia piece, a young boy tracks down a murderer with help from the ghosts of a slain little girl and her mother. In a voice-over, grown-up writer Frankie Scarlatti describes the disturbing events that intruded on his idyllic small-town boyhood. Locked in the school cloakroom by some other boys on Halloween 1962, young Frankie (Lukas Haas) encounters the ghost of Melissa Anne Montgomery (Joelle Jacobi), who re-enacts her own death by strangulation just before an unseen
Apr 22, 1988 Wide
Mar 14, 1998
...the majority of Lady in White's horror-based elements fall completely flat...
Far from perfect, but what it lacks in finesse, it makes up in shaggy-dog charm....the fun is in the journey.
The sort of spooky flick you can watch in the dark with your pre-teen-ish progeny and not have to worry about the sex, smut, or splatter.
Surprisingly effective little ghost story.
...atmosphere at the expense of shivers or frights.
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