The Dollhouse

Takaaki Hashiguchi, 2004, 61 mins

Japanese with English subtitles

AKA Kannô no yakata: hitzuma shôten

Shortly after a married couple (an unemployed doctor, Arthur and his wife Yoko), move into a new house they start to notice bizarre and disturbing things happening. Yoko begins to see ghosts and later finds a strange disquieting doll and, believing that the house is haunted, enlists the help of a police detective who reveals that the house has a dark, secret past.

A highly sexualised supernatural and erotic pink thriller inspired by films like The Grudge.

‘The Dollhouse seamlessly merges sex with horror’