Even though Paperhouse is often listed as a horror film, it has no intention of being one. At no stage during writing, production or marketing was Paperhouse ever supposed to be considered a horror film, but here we are… It’s mistakenly talked about as if it were a horror film and has been for years. Look at some of these reviews. Not everyone got the memo that this isn’t a horror film, so why do some people claim it as such? Well, it does have some of the most frightening scenes I’ve seen and possibly one of the best jump scares I’ve ever seen rivaled only by the Exorcist 3. I’m excited to introduce some of you to this frightening children’s fantasy film.
Paperhouse is a solely unique film from the UK. It’s not tied to any genre but instead exists in a fever dream. You have elements of dark fantasy, a coming-of-age story, drama, a bit of young romance, and horror. The film’s plot is cemented in dreams and that explains why the film is a mix of everything. Just like a dream, it has many different emotions attached to a wild, almost nonlinear story.
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