The Witch: A New England Folktale, or simply The Witch (stylized as The VVitch) is a 2015 American period supernatural horror film written and directed by Robert Eggers in his feature directorial debut. The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger and Lucas Dawson.
Feb 19, 2016 · Directed by Robert Eggers. With Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings. A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
- Robert Eggers
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The Witch Critics Consensus. As thought-provoking as it is visually compelling, The Witch delivers a deeply unsettling exercise in slow-building horror that suggests great things for debuting ...
- mystery and thriller, drama, history, horror
The tagline for "The Witch" says "A New England Folktale". This is not just another throw away tag. That is the entire concept of this movie. It's a Puritan horror story. One that puts ambiguity (a la "the crucible") to rest by immediately welcoming the audience to a revised Puritan world where, yes, witches DO exist.
- Horror, Mystery
SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/A24subscribe On February 19th, evil takes many forms. From writer/director Robert Eggers and starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Kate Dickie, ...
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Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage. The Witch A 17th-century family comes face to face with pure evil in this terrifying supernatural horror movie
"The Witch," a period drama/horror film by first-time writer/director Robert Eggers, tellingly advertises itself as "a New England folktale" instead of a fairy tale.Fairy tales are, at heart, parables that prescribe moral values.
Feb 19, 2016 · A finely calibrated shiver of a movie, “The Witch” opens on a scene of religious wrath. On a New England plantation, around 1630, a true believer, William (Ralph Ineson), and his family are ...
The Witch has been well over four years in the making, with research claiming a vast chunk of that time. Eggers pored over 17th century diaries and documents to inject historical accuracy into his ...