The Witch Movie

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2016 | R | Horror | 1hr, 30m

A horror film that explores what happens when a God-fearing New England family crosses paths with evil. more

Release DateU.S.

The Witch was released on
Friday, February 19, 2016 Limited Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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Robert Eggers


Robert Eggers


Rating MPAA

R for disturbing violent content and graphic nudity


New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • The Witch will have its International Premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival as a Special Presentation.
  • ***Winner - Directing Award, Dramatic - 2015 Sundance Film Festival***
  • Writer/director Robert Eggers’ debut feature, which premiered to great acclaim at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

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