A spine-chilling tale that's long on atmosphere and short on bright dialog; but the actors do well with what they are given, and Greene's moody direction almost saves the day. Although supposedly set in New England, the picture was actually shot in England at Cornwall, noticeable to only the most knowledgeable viewer. Lynley and her husband, Young, return to a bleak island where Lynley was born. She's inherited an old mill and wants to see if it's worth anything. Not having been back to this desolate place since childhood, she is surprised at how the locals respond when she talks
about using the mill house as a vacation retreat. It seems that the place has a frighte...