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Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages


Directed by Benjamin Christensen
Sweden, Denmark, 1922
Documentary, Horror


Benjamin Christensen’s legendary silent 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. Häxan is a witches’ brew of the scary, gross, and darkly humorous.

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Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages Directed by Benjamin Christensen

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