Director: Bernard Rose

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Film:Candyman

Candyman

Bernard Rose

Based on a story by Clive Barker and skillfully written and directed by Bernard Rose, Candyman rises above most horror films by eerily suggesting that some urban legends—in this case a particularly frightening one—have a spooky basis in reality. The legend of the Candyman is a potent one around the high-rise tenements of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing complex, where the residents speak of a dark, ominous figure who appears when his victims say his name five times in front of a mirror, then mercilessly slashes them to death. Upon learning that the Candyman…

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