Häxan (1922)

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Genres
Horror, Made in Europe, Documentary, Fantasy, History
Runtime
1h 44min

Cast

Elith Pio
The Young Monk
Oscar Stribolt
The Fat Monk
Tora Teje
The Modern Hysteric and Kleptomaniac
John Andersen
Chief Inquisitor
Aage Hertel
Witch Judge
Ib Schønberg
Witch Judge
Emmy Schønfeld
Marie the Seamstress
H.C. Nielsen
Jeweler's Assistant
Karina Bell
Nun (uncredited)

Synopsis

Grave robbing, torture, possessed nuns, and a satanic Sabbath: Benjamin Christensen's legendary film uses a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that the witches of the Middle Ages suffered the same hysteria as turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients. But the film itself is far from serious-- instead it's a witches' brew of the scary, gross, and darkly humorous.

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