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3.4
126 Note

Burn, Witch, Burn!

Night of the Eagle

Regizat de Sidney Hayers
Marea Britanie, 1962
Horror, Thriller

Sinopsis

Norman Taylor, a psychology professor lecturing in belief and superstition, discovers that his wife Tansy is a practicing witch. She is insistent that her charms have been responsible for his academic success.

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Burn, Witch, Burn! Regizat de Sidney Hayers

Premii & Festivaluri

Hugo Awards

1963 | Nominalizat Best Dramatic Presentation

Recenzii ale criticilor

The film seems to suggest that witchcraft both exists and works, but the uncertainty we continue to have about some events and characters is a mark of Lewton’s influence… The movie does a pretty good job of handling this fantasy sequence, but the rhetorical nudges building up to it are tiresome because they trust the audience’s initiative so little.
December 10, 2016
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Wyngarde (seen a year earlier as the enigmatic Quint in The Innocents) is a model of didacticism; it’s endlessly amusing to see the physically compact actor, in his wide array of high-waisted, beltless slacks, slowly turn into a sweaty, stammering mess as he tries to make sense of the spells and counter-spells that make up the film’s thrilling, convoluted second half. Here, the mundane, domestic rhythms of the film’s quiet first act give way to a fantastically overwrought melodrama…
October 25, 2013
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