House (Hausu) (1977) - Rotten Tomatoes

House (Hausu) (1977)

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A schoolgirl travels with six classmates to her ailing aunt's creaky country home and comes face-to-face with evil spirits, a demonic house cat, a bloodthirsty piano, and other ghoulish visions.

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Cast

Kumiko Oba
as Fantasy
Mitsutoshi Ishigami
as Photographer
Miki Jinbo
as Kunfuu
Yôko Minamida
as Gorgeous's Aunt
Kiyohiko Ozaki
as Keisuke Tougou-sensei
Saho Sasazawa
as Oshare's Father
Mieko Satoh
as Matsuku
Eriko Tanaka
as Merodii
Haruko Wanibuchi
as Ryouko Ema
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Critic Reviews for House (Hausu)

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (8)

Strange in the best way possible.

October 27, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The best thing in this wild assemblage of collage and cartoon and fairy tale is that the girls, when they're eaten, scream with glee as their cut-out body parts spin around the frame. It's cannibalism as the ultimate kiddie ride.

February 6, 2015 | Full Review…
New York Magazine/Vulture
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There's never a dull moment, though I certainly felt dulled by the time it was over.

February 6, 2015 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
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Movies as original as this one don't come along very often, so grab it while you can.

February 6, 2015 | Full Review…
New York Post
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For connoisseurs of the bizarre, House's revival is long overdue.

February 6, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Seattle Times
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Gigglers and cultists, pony up.

October 17, 2011 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for House (Hausu)

Highly original and more than a little kitschy. Japanese horror, 70's style. Group of school girls go to visit auntie of one of the girls and stay in her house. Cue freaky happenings and creepy cat. Really is silly, but does it with flair.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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½

What the hell did I just watch?

Reid Volk
Reid Volk

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Weird, weird, weird. Like a girl gets eaten by a piano weird.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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