The Witch

The Witch
  • 2015
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Robert Eggers
  • Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson

A Puritan family in 17th century New England is threatened by dark forces when their baby son is stolen from their isolated farm. Gripping, dread-filled debut feature from Eggers; Dickie is superb as a mother on the edge, Taylor-Joy gives a pitch-perfect and dedicated performance as the eldest daughter and it's nerve-shredding, exquisitely crafted cinema.

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The Witch

13 Oct 20154 stars

LFF 2015: Robert Eggers' dread-filled debut is a tale of 17th century suspicion

Pain, fear and paranoia form the twisted basis of this strange and chilling tale about a Christian family in 17th century New England, who are banished from their community after their strongly held beliefs come under scrutiny. When their baby son is…

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