AN AMERICAN HAUNTING (15)

AN American Haunting, starring Donald Sutherland and the wonderful Sissy Spacek, tells the tale of the only recorded incident in American history in which a spirit caused the death of a human. So, does it work as a film? Not really. It is difficult to mak

AN American Haunting, starring Donald Sutherland and the wonderful Sissy Spacek, tells the tale of the only recorded incident in American history in which a spirit caused the death of a human.

So, does it work as a film? Not really.

It is difficult to make genuinely scary horror movies these days because everyone is aware of the rules. In addition to this, some of the scenes are a bit too hammy for what should be a serious subject. It could have been better.

2/5