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 81 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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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