(USA, 2007, 104 minutes)

A jaded writer who trades in debunking haunted houses for a living checks in into a New York hotel room whose every occupant has been found dead. Smart supernatural thriller that intelligently puts atmosphere and character above gratuitous shocks or visual effects.

Dimension Films presents a Lorenzo di Bonaventura production. Starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub, Jasmine Jessica Anthony. Directed by Mikael Håfström; produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura; screenplay by Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander and Larry Karazsewski, based on the short story by Stephen King, "1408"; music by Gabriel Yared; director of photography (Technicolor; Panavision), Benoît Delhomme; production designer, Andrew Laws; costume designer, Natalie Ward; film editor, Peter Boyle; visual effects supervisor, Sean H. Farrow.


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