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A Ghost Story for Christmas: Stigma

Lawrence Gordon Clark United Kingdom, 1977

Phooka's rating of the film Stigma

Modern folk horror with unexplained bleeding and death and a skeleton unearthed in the backgarden following the moving of a large stone - presumably disturbing an ancient spirit. This was a strange choice for a Christmas themed short drama, but has a nostalgic quality to it and I felt captured moments of paranoia and terror whilst in a domestic setting admirably.