Movie Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2018)

Link to Letterboxd review, which is fully quoted below. 5 stars

Mild spoilers.

“The sound of their hate is another kind of fire moving through the bones of our house.”

Shirley Jackson was a genius.

Taissa Farmiga’s ability to completely transform herself, mannerisms to appearance, continues to mesmerize me.

Taissa as Merrikat

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (Penguin Orange Edition)

We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with this gorgeous cover below)

Or choose Bernadette Dunne’s transcendent narration as your free book when you try Audible for free through my link. If you are already a member, here’s the direct link. She also narrated Shirley’s Jackson’s sublime The Haunting of Hill House.

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