Altar

Synopsis: The Hamilton family move into a large country house on the Yorkshire Moors to supervise its restoration from a dilapidated B&B to the original Victorian grandeur. When Meg Hamilton, wife, mother and renovation expert first loses her London team after an accident, then a local Yorkshire team too superstitious to continue, she's forced to carry on alone. The discovery of a secret attic room, a Rosicrucian mosaic, a bricked up root cellar and many other unexplainable events gradually convince Meg, her husband Alec and children Penny and Harper, that they're not only restoring the house, but also its original Victorian owners who died 150 years ago. But before they can escape, the house - and its former occupants - force them to spend one last, terrifying night under its roof.
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Director(s): Nick Willing
Production: Content Media Corporation
 
IMDB:
5.5
NOT RATED
Year:
2014
94 min
4 Views

on the Internet?

Well, he doesn't want to see

it until it's fully restored

to the original state.

Many of those skills

are long gone, Miss...?

Hamilton. Meg.

And what do you know

about Yorkshire stone?

I know that if you try

and fix a bronze dial plate

by F. Baker and Sons to a

Mark Blanchard pedestal

using hydrated cement paste,

it'll probably corrode

in the next 3 years.

You need to use the old stuff,

lime mortar and a French

binding agent... if

you want it to last.

Mrs. Hamilton?

- Ow!

- Sorry, I'm doing laps!

- What the hell...

- Harper, can you...!

What is that horrible thing?

It's the fountain

that used to live

outside the back of the house.

And it won't be horrible

once you've cleaned it up.

No, mum. I've got books

to read for school.

- Mum?

- Mm-hmm.

- Oh, my God, Mum.

- What is it?

Wait, come see this.

What?

What is that?

I don't know. It's a flare

or reflection or something.

No, it looks like...

Is that a ghost?

Ooooh!

Knock twice if you can hear me.

Look, come on. Blow

it up on your screen.

- No, don't touch my...

- OK. Sorry.

- What do you want to look at?

- The picture.

There you go.

Wait, no, I don't

see anything.

How can it be there

and not here?

I don't know. Printer's screwed.

It's a rubbish printer.

Yeah, well, maybe it's

a different picture...

It's not. Look. It's

the only one I took.

See? Nothing there.

Come on, let's go

and get some lunch.

I'm starving, and you should be

doing differential calculus.

- Come on.

- OK.

It's nothing.

It's in your head.

- Mrs. Hamilton!

- Ohh!

Donnelly.

I knocked. Figured

you couldn't hear me.

Yeah, thanks for coming.

You did want me here at 4:00?

Yes, yeah, no... God, sorry.

I was miles away.

What have you found?

Well, I dunno.

I think it's a

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Nick Willing

Nick Willing is a British director, producer and writer of films and television series. Willing is the son of Portuguese painter Paula Rego and English artist Victor Willing and was largely brought up in Portugal, but settled in England at the age of 12. He graduated from The National Film and Television School in 1982 and started directing music videos for bands such as Eurythmics, Bob Geldof, Swing Out Sister, Debbie Gibson, Kirsty MacColl, Kim Appleby, Tony Banks, and Nik Kershaw. Throughout this period he was also writing screenplays, and in 1996 his adaptation of the Steve Szilagyi novel Photographing Fairies was financed by Polgram Filmed Entertainment and made into a feature film. Photographing Fairies was a critical success and won several awards including the Méliès d’Or in 1998.Alice in Wonderland followed with a cast which included Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Robbie Coltrane, Martin Short, Peter Ustinov, Gene Wilder, Ken Dodd, Christopher Lloyd, George Wendt and Miranda Richardson. Alice was made for NBC television in 1999 and won 4 Primetime Emmys. more…

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