The Changeling
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Peter Medak's The Changeling is among a handful of films, including The Haunting (1963), Ghost Story (1981), and Lady in White (1988), that have successfully recreated the intimate, drawing-room atmosphere of supernatural horror fiction. After his wife and daughter are killed in a snowbound car accident, classical composer John Russell (George C. Scott) relocates from New York to Seattle to teach at his alma mater. Looking for a quiet place to rest and continue writing music, he is referred Claire Norman (Trish Van Devere) at the Seattle Historical Preservation Society. Claire shows John a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Copiado à exaustão nas duas últimas décadas, encontra-se datado, mas a ótima atuação de Scott, o roteiro bem amarrado e a direção de Medak merecem aplausos."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"One of the very few films that truly, terribly horrifies. A classic."
‑ Widgett Walls, Needcoffee.com
"corny but creepy"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"...a well-told ghost story..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Rises above convention with some fantastic acting and a careful layering of supernatural rumblings and clue-gathering that makes for a compelling two hours."
‑ Brian Mckay, eFilmCritic.com
"A solidly made, genuinely creepy and effective ghost story of a type the movies rarely attempt and even more rarely get right."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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