The Witch (Häxan) (1922)

dir. Benjamin Christensen. Delightfully strange and often amusing film about the history of Witchcraft in the middle ages, and how the church persecuted women – particularly women born with disabilities, or simply unlucky enough to catch the ire of a spiteful priest. The message of the film is dated by the connection of imagined witchcraft…… Continue reading The Witch (Häxan) (1922)