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  1. The witch One of the most surprising elements of the film is just how early we’re shown the witch herself. After the family at the centre of The Witch are excommunicated from their puritanical.
  2. The analysis in this review and explainer contains major spoilers. The breakout horror film The Witch — also officially known as The VVitch: A New England Folktale () because cool titles are cool — explores a very dark era of both history and society. Puritanical times were straight-up awful, whether you’re considering the way people were treated or the way they had to struggle for.
  3. On February 19th, evil takes many forms. From writer/director Robert Eggers and starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson. THE WITCH -- Now available on iTunes, Amazon, and DVD/Blu-Ray!
  4. New England, Upon threat of banishment by the church, an English farmer leaves his colonial plantation, relocating his wife and five children to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous.
  5. 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.
  6. "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 .
  7. The Witch is a studiously researched period piece, evoking its 17th-century setting through everything from the handmade clothing to the creaky wooden architecture to the archaically formal.
  8. Christianity And Malleus Malificarum Introduce The Devil And Witch Pairing. Centuries later, this fear of witches spread to Europe. In the s, when the plague decimated Europe and killed one in three people, it also brought with it hysteria.. Amid the panic, many attributed their misfortune to the Devil himself — and his supposed worshipers.

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