Haunted by the Past - Compelling Films with Mysterious Origins
Delve into the enigmatic world of films that explore the haunting allure of mysterious origins. These captivating tales take you on a thrilling journey where characters grapple with the secrets of their past, uncovering chilling truths and confronting the unknown. If you loved the suspense and intrigue of It Comes At Night, these five haunting movies will keep you captivated until the very end.
Shutter Island (2010)
Directed by Martin Scorsese and based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, 'Shutter Island' follows U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio, as he investigates the disappearance of a patient from a remote psychiatric hospital. As he delves deeper into the case, Teddy uncovers disturbing secrets that force him to question his sanity and confront the ghosts of his own past.
Christopher Nolan's mind-bending thriller, 'Memento,' revolves around Leonard Shelby, played by Guy Pearce, who suffers from anterograde amnesia, rendering him unable to form new memories. Determined to find his wife's murderer, Leonard relies on tattoos and Polaroid photographs to piece together the truth, leading him on a perilous journey of self-discovery and deception.
A South Korean masterpiece directed by Park Chan-wook, 'Oldboy' follows Oh Dae-su, played by Choi Min-sik, who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years without any explanation. Upon his sudden release, Dae-su embarks on a relentless quest for vengeance and truth, unveiling a shocking revelation about his past that changes everything.