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Pet Sematary | A charming little landmark

Published:Wednesday | April 10, 2019 | 12:00 AM
A scene from the film.

Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their young children Ellie and Gage relocate to a remote woodland house on the outskirts of Boston. Ellie stumbles across a pet cemetery (misspelled ‘Sematary’) in the woods after following a procession of children. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbour, Jud Crandall (Academy Award nominee John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction with horrific consequences.Directors – Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. Writers – Stephen King (novel), Matt Greenberg (screenplay).