“The most persistently sadistic and rotten film I’ve ever seen.”
“Fifty years on, Reeves’ film has gained rather than lost its sense of horror, showcasing a stark awareness of the inner violence possible in even the most everyday of places and people.”
—British Film Institute
Contracted to make a Vincent Price horror film for drive-in theaters, the driven and tragic filmmaker Michael Reeves went much darker than anyone could have anticipated with a witch-hunting allegory that will persist in your mind for years. In 35mm.