David Lowery brings a different kind of supernatural in theaters with the movie “A Ghost Story.” The movie features Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara as the main characters. The supporting cast include Will Oldham, Sonia Acevedo, Rob Zabrecky and Liz Franke. The plot revolves around a recently deceased man whose spirit returns to the suburban house he shared with his wife. The story’s simplicity surprisingly has a great impact.

In fact, it caught the attention of film festivals like Sundance Film Festival, Chicago Critics Film Festival, and more. The movie also received positive reviews and was critically acclaimed for its different take on ghost stories.

The film’s plot

A Ghost Story,” tells a haunting tale of one's life after death. The story revolves around C's demise, who returns to his house after his tragic car accident.

When he wakes up inside the morgue, he finds himself covered with a white sheet with two black holes for his eyes. In an effort to be reconnect with his grieving wife, he returns home without knowing what's to come. However, she can’t either feel or see his presence, although he has the ability to move things and flicker the lights.

He can be seen in the entire film wandering inside their house. He also meets another ghost, who has been waiting for someone. A tale of Love And Loss, his ghost just watches his wife every day without her being aware of his existence.

When she tries to move on and comes home with a new man in her life, C feels so upset that he throws a tantrum by upsetting the things in the house. The spirit of the ex-husband frightens the couple until they leave the house.

A surprising big shot film

According to Cleveland, “A Ghost Story” works hard to tell a different sequence of events from a ghost's point of view.

It features a heartbreaking narrative and showing emotional pain.

The critics praised the movie for being ambitious and original. They commended David Lowery’s directorial stint and Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara’s performances. Review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes has given 90 percent positive reviews. The movie also received an average rating of 84 percent from Metacritic.

If truth be told, just a few people know that this kind of film exists, until it was announced during the Sundance Film Festival in January. However, many are surprised that Lowery accepted a low-budget film, which only cost $100,000, after his take on Disney's reboot "Pete Dragon."