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Year: 2018

Original Title: Winchester

Country: USA

Length: 94 minutes

Genre: Horror, Mistery, Biography

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: February 02 2018

United States: February 02 2018

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Ranking: 219 out of 13,391 movies (up 98)

Plot

Starring Helen Mirren, 'Winchester' is about all the events that took place in the mysterious Winchester Mansion, a luxury house located in San José, California, considered to be one of the scariest and most haunted places in the United States. Sarah Winchester (Mirren) was the wife of the repeating rifle's inventor, William Wirt Winchester. After the death of her husband and daughter, Sarah was convinced she was cursed and she believed she was haunted by the spirits of all the people killed by the Winchester arms. According to the legend, the only way to avoid the spirits bother her it was that she build a house whose construction never ends. 'Winchester' is directed and written by Michael and Peter Spierig.

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The promotional image for the film of Helen Mirren sitting in the carriage in mourning clothes mirrors the only known photograph of the reclusive Sarah Winchester on the estate, which is seen on the tour of the mansion in San Jose. Sarah Winchester constantly built, and rebuilt the house for 38 years, believing if she stopped, the spirits of those killed by Winchester rifles would kill her. The Winchester house has windows and doors in the floor, doors that open into walls or nothing, and stairs to nothing or into the ceiling. She was obsessed with the number 13. Very little of the filming took placed in the actual mansion. The mansion's design in reality is extremely cramped, making filming very difficult. As such, most of the mansion's interior needed to be recreated on sound stages.

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