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The young and fanatical Jon is appointed pastor to a remote church in 17th century Iceland. As is custom, he marries the widow of his predecessor, a woman much older than he is. He is ardent in his fight against Satan, and the villagers don't dare to question his authority. When he falls for a beautiful young woman, Jon is convinced witchcraft is at work, and his crusade leads to cruel executions of innocent people. The stronger his lust, the deeper his madness drives him in his religious fervor. Written by
A very well produced movie about a mad priest on Iceland during the 17th century. The priest in the village starts to see witches everywhere and nobody is safe from being put into the flames....I think this picture shows pretty well how life could be on Iceland for ordinary people. It really shows how hard life could be.
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