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I felt the presence of Satan watching this film. At the end the whole theater erupted into demonic chanting. Forgive me Father!
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The Witch is a stressful movie to watch, and that's meant as the highest praise.
If the story’s psychodynamics are familiar, Mr. Eggers makes them seem newly discovered. The intensity of his writing and direction, as well as the eerie austerity of Jarin Blaschke’s cinematography, Craig Lathrop’s production design and Mark Korven’s music, all conspire to create a film of exceptional originality.
The Witch’s greatest asset is its precisely controlled menace, and so even when nothing terrifying is happening, it feels like something ominous could be unleashed at any moment.
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- Anya Taylor-Joy
- Ralph Ineson
- Kate Dickie
- Harvey Scrimshaw
- Ellie Grainger
- Lucas Dawson
- Julian Richings
- Bathsheba Garnett
- Sarah Stephens
- Daniel Chaudhry
Did You Know?
- The premise is based on America's first witch hysteria, set 62 years before the infamous "Salem Witch Trials" in colonial Massachusetts.
- When Thomasin is milking a goat in the barn, there are several quick cuts between her and Mercy. Each time we cut to Thomasin, her goat is positioned at slightly different angles.
- Black Phillip: Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?