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The Love Witch (2016) in 35mm

  • The Somerville Theatre 2 Davis Square Somerville, MA, 02144 United States (map)

Shows at 2PM and 7PM!

From filmmaker Anna Biller: Elaine (Samantha Robinson), a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she at last meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved drives her to the brink of insanity and murder. 

The Love Witch received positive reviews from critics, earning a Rotten Tomatoes approval rating of 97%, its consensus reads: "The Love Witch offers an absorbing visual homage to a bygone era, arranged subtly in service of a thought-provoking meditation on the battle of the sexes."

"Ms. Biller's movie, like its heroine, presents a fascinating, perfectly composed, brightly colored surface. What's underneath is marvelously dark, like love itself." The New York Times / A. O. Scott

The Love Witch is listed as #30 on Rotten Tomatoes' list of the Top 100 Horror Movies It also made Rolling Stone's list of the top 10 Horror Movies of 2016, The New Yorker's list of the Best Movies of 2016, and Indiewire's list of The Best Movies of 2016.