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The Ghost in The House

Country
Iceland
Language
Icelandic
Genre
Horror
Logline

When young parents lose their seven-year-old daughter the father makes a wish for her to return.

Synopsis

A young couple, Frank and Karen, lose their daughter in a tragic accident. A year later, they are divorced. Karen has a new boyfriend, but Frank is a wreck, still living in the family home. Frank makes a wish for his daughter to return from the spirit world. Soon after, his daughter appears in the house. She's real, she has returned.
Frank tells Karen about it, but she doesn't believe him. He lures Karen to visit, where she meets the ghost: Their daughter. Karen breaks up with her boyfriend and moves back in with Frank. They hide their happiness from the world, buy toys, and play with the daughter. The ghost acts out from time to time, causing small accidents but the parents discipline her like they would a child. On one occasion, the ghost throws a tantrum and injures Karen who starts to doubt that this is their real daughter.
Karen convinces Frank to see a PSYCHIC - Karen and Frank create a plan with the psychic in the hope of saving their daughter's soul.

Budget
1000000 €
Looking for
Pre-sales, Co-production
Screenwriter
Olaf de Fleur
Director
Olaf de Fleur
Producer
Olaf de Fleur
Screenwriter
Hrafnkell Stefansson
Production Company
Poppoli Pictures
Contact name
Olaf de Fleur
Contact email
olaf@defleurinc.com
Contact web
defleurinc.com
Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Olaf de Fleur

Olaf de Fleur and Hrafnkell Stefansson have written numerous films together. Starting with City State, a local crimer thriller (in remake development as a series for Amazon), and Polite People and Brave Men's Blood.

Screenwriter
Hrafnkell Stefansson

Olaf de Fleur and Hrafnkell Stefansson have written numerous films together. Starting with City State, a local crimer thriller (in remake development as a series for Amazon), and Polite People and Brave Men's Blood.

Production Company
Poppoli Pictures

Poppoli Pictures was founded in 2003 by director/producer Olaf de Fleur. The company is based in Iceland and has produced feature films and documentaries for Icelandic and international audiences.

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