House of Psychotic Women

House of Psychotic Women

Celebrating 10 years of Kier-La Janisse’s seminal book, House of Psychotic Women.

Resurrection
Resurrection
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A woman's carefully constructed life is upended when an unwelcome shadow from her past returns, forcing her to confront the monster she's evaded for two decades.

The Stendhal Syndrome
The Stendhal Syndrome
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A detective suffers strange hallucinations while hunting a serial killer.

Identikit
Identikit
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A disturbed woman arrives in Rome to find a city fragmented by autocratic law, leftist violence and her own increasingly unhinged mission to find the most dangerous liaison of all.

The Other Side of the Underneath
The Other Side of the Underneath
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Screenwriter/feminist/radical theater icon Jane Arden adaptation her own multimedia stage production "A New Communion for Freaks, Prophets and Witches".

I Like Bats
I Like Bats
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When a vampire falls for a handsome psychiatrist, she’ll discover that no affliction is more horrific than love.

Footprints on the Moon
Footprints on the Moon
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A freelance translator wakes one morning missing all memory of her past three days. But will a trail of odd clues lead her to a place where perception and identity are never what they seem?

The Rats Are Coming The Werewolves Are Here
The Rats Are Coming The Werewolves Are Here
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The Mooney's are a typical English family, except for one tiny detail... they're all werewolves.

Sissy
Sissy
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Invited away on a hen's weekend, Sissy is stuck in a remote cabin with her high school bully...and a taste for revenge. #triggered

Alone With You
Alone With You
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A young woman trapped in her apartment begins to hear voices and see shadows, as these hallucinations reveal a truth she has been unwilling to face.

Santa Sangre
Santa Sangre
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An armless woman drives her son to kill in Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal shocker.

The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
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A psychotic pornographer blackmails a married woman into becoming his sex slave.

Phenomena
Phenomena
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A girl with a psychic connection to insects must use her gift to catch a killer.

The Stylist
The Stylist
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We all dream of being someone else… but for Claire, that dream goes from an obsession to a living nightmare.

The Midnight Swim
The Midnight Swim
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Eerie things start happening when three sisters summon the spirit of a drowned girl.

Darling
Darling
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A house sitting job turns terrifying for a young woman.

Trouble Every Day
Trouble Every Day
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A man and a woman, transformed into ravenous sexual cannibals. An American newlywed in Paris searches for the cure, and peace, in Claire Denis' art-horror masterpiece.

Knocking
Knocking
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After moving into an apartment, a series of persistent knocks & screams unravel Molly's newly formed life.

I Blame Society
I Blame Society
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A struggling filmmaker senses her peers are losing faith in her ability to succeed, so she decides to prove herself by finishing her last abandoned film... and committing the perfect murder.

Il Demonio
Il Demonio
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Purif is distraught when her lover is betrothed to another. When she summons the old ways to curse him, her erratic behavior is interpreted as demonic possession.

The Witch Who Came from the Sea
The Witch Who Came from the Sea
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A disturbed woman starts to kill her lovers in this bizarre ‘70s horror curio.

Orgasmo
Orgasmo
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When an American widow arrives at her late husband’s luxurious Italian estate, she surrenders to an orgy of ménages à trois, madness, and murder.

Knife of Ice
Knife of Ice
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A traumatized mute woman is stalked through the Spanish countryside by a black-gloved sex maniac who may be a member of a Satanic cult.

The Strings
The Strings
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In the dead of winter, a musician travels to a remote cottage to work on new material, but soon finds herself under attack from a mysterious dark presence.

Ms. 45
Ms. 45
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A mute seamstress goes on a killing spree after being assaulted in Abel Ferrara’s classic.

Bleed With Me
Bleed With Me
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During a winter getaway at an isolated cabin, a self-destructive young woman becomes convinced that her best friend is stealing her blood.

Carnival of Souls
Carnival of Souls
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A woman begins seeing mysterious ghostly figures following her after a car crash.

American Mary
American Mary
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After an assault, medical student Mary Mason's life spirals out of control in this contemporary cult favorite.

Violation
Violation
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A troubled woman, betrayed by her sister and brother-in-law, embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.

The Untamed
The Untamed
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A meteorite deposits an alien monster with strange powers near the home of an unhappy couple.

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
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Billy's about to graduate, but Aunt Cheryl wants him all to herself in this twisted cult gem.

The Woman
The Woman
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A man imprisons a violent, feral woman and enlists his family to help civilize her.

The Baby
The Baby
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A social worker tries to rescue an adult baby from his very creepy family.

Next of Kin
Next of Kin
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When a young woman inherits a creaky retirement home, she’ll find herself in a waking nightmare of murder, madness and a legacy of evil that may be inescapable

Prevenge
Prevenge
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A pregnant woman sets out to get revenge on seven strangers in this British black comedy-slasher.