|  Buy to Own: 17/09/2007
  |  96 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


Noir-like supernatural drama written and directed by Hadi Hajaig. Nick Moran stars as has-been writer Simon Puritan, who lives in a house in Whitechapel, East London designed by the 17th-century architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, who was supposedly a pagan. Troubled by nightmares, prone to heavy drinking and struggling through the aftermath of a failed marriage, Puritan has an obsessive interest in the paranormal and is researching the possible links between supernatural events and the several churches built by Hawksmoor. His main source of income comes from his work as a medium, through which he brings solace to the bereaved - at a price. Disgusted with himself after his latest crooked seance, Puritan drowns his sorrows at the pub and is almost killed by an underground train when he drunkenly lunges on the platform as the train pulls into the station. A stranger cries out a warning, but it is too late. After being briefly hospitalised, Puritan is visited at home by a man called Jonathan Grey (Pete Hodge). Badly burned and horrendously disfigured, Grey is a well-spoken, intimidating presence who has his own secret agenda for Puritan. Grey tells him about his wife, Anne Grey (Georgina Rylance) and passes on crucial details about her deceased sister's past. Puritan's first meeting with Anne is a life-changing event, which opens up a world of devious intrigue...

Contains infrequent strong language and moderate threat
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