Inside A Ghost Store, A24's Strange, Moving, Immersive Promotion for A Ghost Story

'Playful yet contemplative'

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In the backroom of a tiny store in New York’s Chinatown, behind a curtain that reads, “Check Out The Other Side,” you can have a woman dressed in shades of white and cream place a sheet over your head. Said sheet has two eyeholes, a fitted skullcap and a weighty fabric—there’s even a mesh black panel that ensures the eyeholes are as dark as can be. In short, it’s the ideal ghost sheet.

What sounds like a Portlandia gag about an artisanal Halloween shop is actually a promotion for David Lowery’s new film, A Ghost Story.

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