My review of Hausu (1977) on up on The Female Gaze

 

I write as one possessed by this film, this bizarre cult horror-comedy that bubbles my blood candy-flavoured around my heart, its strange, haunting refrain stuck to the roof of my mouth.

 

It helps to be lying down while tackling things.

I wish I had actual candyfloss to dissolve on the tongue.

Anyway, where to begin? How about the plot?

 

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If you like the sound of Hausu, watch it and we can chat about it. Seen it already? What do you think?

 

The Female Gaze Review is a brand new online journal with an all-women staff.  It went live on Monday, and the first review, of Break Any Woman Down by Dana Johnson (review by Leesa Cross Smith) is here.

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  1. love Hausu! fantastic film. and really interesting review 🙂

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