A Ghost Waits

2020

Comedy / Horror / Romance

2
IMDb Rating 6 10 157

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Uploaded By: FREEMAN
February 03, 2021 at 03:28 PM

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English 2.0
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23.976 fps
1 hr 19 min
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English 2.0
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23.976 fps
1 hr 19 min
P/S 8 / 53

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Reviewed by TheFilmGuy1 6 / 10

Ultra low budget, cult classic sort of film with a good amount of charm.

An ultra low budget romance/horror that actually has some really great and emotional moments, unfortunately brought down by a lot of pretty obvious flaws.

First let's get the low budget stuff out of the way. It was clearly made on the cheap. One of the first panning shots we get looks like they didn't properly loosen the tripod so it just jitters along. Some shots seem pretty flat in terms of framing and lighting. But occasionally, maybe by luck or maybe but skill, the film does look good. Certain moments look great with the black and white emphasizing some purposeful lighting choices. While it never quite shakes it's general cheapness, it's not student film bad. More like a student filmmaker who actually has some talent doing something a little more interesting.

But then there's the story. It's an extremely interesting concept, but something about the execution doesn't quite work. Maybe it was the restraints of a low budget, but it just sort of jumps into things in an awkward way. It also takes quite a long time to get into the meat of things, lingering on the "haunted house" aspect that I found to be weaker and more clichéd (although some of that is purposeful and contains nods to many different horror films.) Considering it's a short film, the extended first act causes the development of the main characters to feel way too fast to be fully believable, which is a shame because I found the ending to be extremely emotionally powerful.

Then there's the two leads. They both have a slightly amateurish quality to them, but they also have their moments. I found Natalie Walker to be the stronger of the two. There's something about her performance that made the romance believable. You feel for her and her situation, even though it's something otherwordly. MacLeod Andrews who plays our lead also has some really good comedic moments, but he sort of felt like he was always aware of the camera being there. Not that he gives an awful performance, but it always felt like he was saying "I'm acting!" as opposed to being fully relaxed and immersed in his character.

I had a lot to say about this because there's something there that I really liked, but it's kind of poorly executed in a few too many ways for me to fully invest myself in. But considering some of the really high praise other people have given it, I see it becoming a bit of a cult classic in the future.

Reviewed by nicholasvince-31264 9 / 10

Comical and astute

A wonderful, wonderful film. Funny and moving. A great meditation on life, love and loneliness. You know it's hard not to reach for cliches, which feel kinda hollow when I'm so moved. I will happily sit and watch this with friends so I can share their enjoyment of it.

Reviewed by neilfrancis2 8 / 10

Go watch it!

Artily shot in black & white this could be lazily described as a cross between Beetlejuice and Ghost. It is so much more than that, a real grower, it is essentially a tale of two very lonely people - one a 30 something house cleaner and the other a singer who happens to have died 200+ years ago. If the ending doesn't get you then you have no feelings. The excellent soundtrack fits just perfectly.

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