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The Love Witch (2016)

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A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Elaine
Gian Keys ... Griff
... Trish
... Wayne
Jared Sanford ... Gahan
... Richard
... Barbara
... Steve
... Professor King
... Miss Curtis
Jennifer Couch ... Wendy
... Jerry
... Harpist
... April Showers
... Star


Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and 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 finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder. With a visual style that pays tribute to Technicolor thrillers of the 1970s, THE LOVE WITCH explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological narcissism.

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She Loved Men... To Death.


Comedy | Horror | Romance


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Release Date:

10 March 2017 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Feiticeira do Amor  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$160,747, 3 January 2016

Gross USA:

$228,894, 7 April 2017
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Much of the set decorations and costumes were hand made by the director. See more »


When the Police pulled Elaine over in her car. He said her tail lights were out. The only way he could have known her tail lights were out was if she had her headlights on, which she didn't because it was the daytime. See more »


Elaine: According to the experts, men are very fragile. They can get crushed down if you assert yourself in any way.
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la ragione il coure l amore
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Seixest, most vibrant and daringly original cinematic vision of 2016!
4 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

The film is a work of genius, even way more powerful than I imagined it would play from just watching the trailer alone. This was no throwback to the 1960s, no retread of nostalgia that I may have initially been led to believe.

Truth be told, I'm not even sure I fully absorbed it on a single viewing, I was too busy being totally seduced and turned on by every sumptuous frame, but I know it all made sense in the subconscious. On the surface alone, it's one of the sexiest films I've ever seen, on its interior, a mandala of sex politics. Totally hypnotic, I walked out literally spellbound, and have already seen it twice in the theaters.

I could go and on because it's one of those films that got me excited about cinema again, the work of a true individual vision, and it's a film I'll be revisiting a lot. A true cult classic, and Film freaks everywhere have taken notice!

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