House [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1977]

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Special Features

  • Constructing a "house", a new video piece featuring interviews with director Nobuhiko Obayashi, story scenarist and daughter of the filmmaker Chigumi Obayashi, and screenwriter Chiho Katsura
  • Emotion, a 1966 experimental fim by Obayashi
  • New video appreciation by director Ti West (house of the devil)
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic Chuck Stephens


This satirical murder mystery pits a woman who is the epitome of glamour (played by Haruko Wanibuchi) against a clever murderer during a holiday stay at a strange ghostly mansion. Seven young women, who have chosen as nicknames the brand names of much-advertised consumer products, begin to disappear in a decidedly suspicious manner. Are they fashion victims? How else can one explain the eerie coordination between their pastel outfits and the pastels of the rooms in which they appear? It is up to the heroine -- whose every screen appearance is heralded by special lighting, gentle breezes, and a soft camera focus -- to find out what is going on. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Kimiko Ikegami
    Kimiko Ikegami - Gorgeous
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    Eriko Tanaka - Melody
  • Ai Matsubara
    Ai Matsubara - Prof
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    Masayo Miyako - Sweet
  • Miki Jinbo
    Miki Jinbo - Kung Fu

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