Häxan

Häxan

Häxan

Faux documentary from 1922 covering the evolution of witchcraft made up of vignettes depicting grave robberies, torture, possession, satanism, and more.

1922Rating: 15105 minsSweden
FantasyHorrorHistorical

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The film radiates gleeful abandon in giving form to these communal nightmares, which account for its most radical imagery...

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Time Out

Time Out

A weird and rather wonderful brew of fiction, documentary and animation based on 15th and 16th century witchcraft trials, Christensen's film has a remarkable visual flair that takes in Bosch, Breughel and Goya (no wonder it was a particular favourite of the Surrealists).

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Variety

Variety

Swedish and Danish pictures easily hold the palm for morbid realism and in many cases for brilliant acting and production. "Witchcraft"... leaves all the others beaten.

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