Witchcraft Through The Ages

SF Film

Episodic fictionalisation of the history of witchcraft through the ages.

The horrors of the Inquisition are revealed through the tortures subdued by a woman suspected of witchcraft; a masochistic priest whips himself for having impure thoughts about a woman while a witch brews a love potion for a young widow who wants to seduce a priest; and a young nun possessed by the Devil blasphemes a saintly statue.

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Witchcraft Through The Ages

Title Witchcraft Through The Ages

Original title Häxan

Director Benjamin Christensen

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Tora Teje, Alice Frederiksen, Oscar Tribolt, Emmy Schonfeld, Karin Winther, Benjamin Christensen

Production company SF

Release 1922 Sep, 18

Duration 88 min

Episodic fictionalisation of the history of witchcraft through the ages. The horrors of the Inquisition are revealed through the tortures subdued by a woman suspected of witchcraft; a masochistic priest whips himself for having impure thoughts about a woman while a witch brews a love potion for a young widow who wants to seduce a priest; and a young nun possessed by the Devil blasphemes a saintly statue. Episodic fictionalisation of the history of witchcraft through the ages. The horrors of the Inquisition are revealed through the tortures subdued by a woman suspected of witchcraft; a masochistic priest whips himself for having impure thoughts about a woman while a witch brews a love potion for a young widow who wants to seduce a priest; and a young nun possessed by the Devil blasphemes a saintly statue.

Title Witchcraft Through The Ages

Original title Häxan

Director Benjamin Christensen

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Tora Teje, Alice Frederiksen, Oscar Tribolt, Emmy Schonfeld, Karin Winther, Benjamin Christensen

Production company SF

Release 1922 Sep, 18

Duration 88 min

Genre: Silent Movie






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