Episode 76. Girls Trip: House (1977)

Andrea and Alex kick off a new semester with a discussion of Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House, a truly bizarre but exciting entry into the horror canon. Covering everything from witch-y house cats, to nuclear bombs to inter-generational tensions, this episode may never capture the unbridled energy of the film but it might unlock some doors…

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House (aka Hausu). Dir Nobuhiko Obayashi. 1977.

EXTRA CREDIT

History Extra Podcast: The story of modern Japan. Author Christopher Harding deconstructs modern Japan and the world events that brought them there.
 
Video interview with Obayashi. The filmmaker talks about seeing the positive in the negative, the light in the darkness.
 
Sigmund Freud, The Uncanny. Full PDF of Freud’s theory of the uncanny and its ability to instill fear in us.

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4 thoughts on “Episode 76. Girls Trip: House (1977)

  1. Robert R. Conroy says:

    You two might want to address Kaneto Shindô’s two great Japanese horror films of the 1960’s – Onibaba and Kuroneko in future episode. Both are all about female rage in the face of misogyny.

  2. Hello women,
    I was wondering what the end song/band for EPISODE 76. GIRLS TRIP: HOUSE (1977) was. I can’t find it anywhere.

    Thank you,

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