Paperhouse (1988)

A drawing that became a dream. A dream that became reality.

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1988-09-10
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 84 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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From 84 Ratings
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A young girl lost in the loneliness and boredom of reality finds solace in an ill boy, whom she can visit in a surreal dream world that she drew in her school composition book.

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Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Production Ros Hubbard Casting
Art Gemma Jackson Production Design
Production Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Camera Mike Southon Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Nic Ede Costume Design
Art Frank Walsh Art Direction
Sound Stanley Myers Original Music Composer
Production Jane Frazer Associate Producer
Directing Bernard Rose Director
Production Dan Ireland Executive Producer
Writing Matthew Jacobs Screenplay
Directing Rupert Ryle-Hodges Second Assistant Director
Production Susan Needleman Casting
Editing Dan Rae Editor
Costume & Make-Up Sarah Grundy Hairstylist
Crew Gareth Milne Stunt Coordinator
Directing Libbie Barr Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jenny Shircore Makeup Supervisor
Directing Waldo Roeg First Assistant Director
Art Anne Tilby Art Direction
Writing Catherine Storr Novel
Production M.J. Peckos Executive Producer
Directing Pat Aldersley Third Assistant Director