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The Witch

Cast

Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw View All


Crew

Robert Eggers (Director), Robert Eggers (Writer) View All

Release: Feb. 19th, 2016
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
New England in the 1630s: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness. When their newborn son vanishes and crops fail, the family turns on one another. Beyond their worst fears, a supernatural evil lurks in the nearby wood.
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3 Witch hunt movie; made 2000-2016 probably; witch and guy fall in love
In this movie there's a witch hunter who trains another younger fella to become a witch hunter, an apprentice I suppose. A girl witch (young teenager probably) is sent by her evil witch coven to spy o...
5 The Witch
'The Witch' is one of the latest horror films in cinemas today and follows a family in the 1600s. I'm not usually drawn to see these kind of films in the cinema as they aren't really my cup of tea. Am...
3 The Witch
Really looking forward to this one from Robert Eggers, particularly since it performed so well at Sundance. These types of films are right up my alley... appears to be claustrophobic, low tech but wit...

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HashtagBrownies
The best horror movie I have ever seen and currently the 10th greatest movie I have ever seen.
TheUsualSuspect
With modern horror films relying on the classic jump scares and blood to entertain or incorporate "gotcha" moments, The Witch was a surprisingly refreshing slow burn of a film that eats away at you from the inside.
Iroquois
The VVitch touches upon a number of potentially unsettling concepts in telling its tale of a puritan family being torn apart in one way or another by not just the presence of a witch but also by their own increasingly strained relationships with one another on a failing farm.
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