This evocative thriller envisions old dark house staples as the instruments of psychological possession; its ghost doesn't so much haunt the hero as warp his personality. Stretching their resources, Australian yuppies Peter (John Adam) and Julie (Rebecca Gibney) refurbish a Victorian home. By the time things start going bump in the night, the couple can't move out without facing bankruptcy. Their realtor neglected to reveal a few facts about the house's history, notably the fact that in 1898, the owners provided sanctuary for a homicidal relative, a regular Australian Ripper, behind a wall. In the course of structural restoration, Peter finds an old-fashioned straigh...