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'Under the Shadow,' a genuinely terrifying ghost story from Iran

The best horror films work just as well as drama, minus the monsters. The latest case in point: the Iranian ghost story “Under the Shadow,” which is as much a study of a changing society as it is a story of evil spirits. The movie is first fascinating, then terrifying. Narges Rashidi stars as Shideh,...
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