A young boy, recently orphaned, is taken to England by his grandmother. At a hotel in which they are staying, a group of witches have gathered to prepare a plot to rid England of all children.Written by
The film reflects on the real life dangers of stranger abduction, child cruelty and child murders: In the film, Erica is abducted by a witch when Erica is seen walking alone through an alleyway. The Woman in Black tempts Luke by offering him a bar of chocolate and a snake to lure him from his treehouse and so she can abduct him. The Grand High Witch gives Bruno a bar of chocolate which she has spiked with formula 86 which happens off-screen. The Grand High Witch plots to wipe out every child in England by transforming into mice. The Grand High Witch attempts to kill a baby by pushing the pram down a hill which Luke stops the pram from going over a cliff into the water. The Woman in Black steps on and kills the Witch cook which she mistakes the Witch cook for a child ignoring the Witch cook's warning that formula 86 is in the crest soup. See more »
When Luke is playing in his tree house, the witch in black catches his fallen toy airplane. When she throws the plane back up to the tree house, a string is attached to the front of the plane, pulling it into the branches. See more »
When your father was a boy like you, and living with me here in Norway, I told him about witches too, so that he would always be aware. Now, the most important thing you should know about real witches is this - now listen very carefully! Real witches dress in ordinary clothes, and look very much like ordinary women. They live in ordinary houses, and they work in ordinary jobs.
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The opening credits zooms towards the camera above an unknown snow landscape. See more »