Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

Fame is a family affair in an exclusive clip from Clara's Ghost

Clara’s Ghost is a film that’s difficult to put in a genre box: Our own Alex McLevy called it a “cracked dramedy” after seeing it at this year’s Cinepocalypse festival, and the film’s trailer swings between comedy, drama, and full-on horror, with a little Haley Joel Osment to boot. What we do know is that writer-director Bridey Elliott cast her entire showbiz family in the film—including her dad, comedian Chris Elliott, and her mom Paula Neidert, the only non-professional actor in the Elliott household.

The exclusive clip from the film debuting above, featuring Bridey and her sister Abby Elliott, gives us a few additional hints bout what to expect from the film: Namely, dysfunctional family dynamics, made even more fraught by the perils of fame. And that’s before the ghosts show up. 

Advertisement

Clara’s Ghost debuts in theaters next Friday, December 7.

Share This Story