The Witch
  • Directors(s)

    Robert Eggers

  • Production Year

    2015

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    89m

  • Cast

    Ellie Grainger, Julian Richings, Harvey Scrimshaw, Lucas Dawson, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Anya Taylor-Joy

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Film

The Witch

strong threat, violence

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

  • Directors(s)

    Robert Eggers

  • Production Year

    2015

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    89m

  • Cast

    Ellie Grainger, Julian Richings, Harvey Scrimshaw, Lucas Dawson, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Anya Taylor-Joy

Posters and synopsis powered by IMDb

THE WITCH is a period horror drama in which a Puritan family attempt to start a new life on the borders of a forest, unaware that an evil spirit lurks within.

Threat

There are frequent scenes of threat in which characters, including children, are terrorised by supernatural occurrences.

There are also some disturbing horror images, including a bird pecking at a woman's breast, sight of disemboweled animals, and an elderly woman washing herself in blood.

Violence

Scenes of violence include stabbings, the implied severing of a baby's penis, and a man being stabbed by a ram's horns.

There are occasional scenes of natural nudity, including female breast and buttock nudity, and sight of a naked male baby.

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The WitchCinema92m 43sUniversal Pictures Int (UK)18/02/2016
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The WitchPhysical media + VOD/Streaming88m 42sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd17/06/2016
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The WitchCinema2m 27sUniversal Pictures Int (UK)13/10/2015
  • Classified date

    17/06/2016

  • BBFC reference

    AVF331796

  • Language

    English