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Pyewacket (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

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Adam MacDonald

Writer:

Adam MacDonald
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Cast

Cast overview:
Laurie Holden ... Mrs. Reyes
Nicole Muñoz ... Leah Reyes
Chloe Rose ... Janice
Eric Osborne ... Aaron
Romeo Carere Romeo Carere ... Rob
Bianca Melchior ... Pyewacket
James McGowan ... Rowan Dove
Victoria Sanchez ... Teacher
Neil Whitely ... Detective
Missy Peregrym ... 911 Operator (voice)
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A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Espíritu del mal See more »

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The name "Pyewacket" comes from the 1647 British pamphlet "The Discovery of Witches," in which author Matthew Hopkins claims to have interrogated witches in Essex County. One witch names many familiars, including the spirit Pyewacket which appeared to her as some sort of animal. See more »

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There's No Place Like Home
Performed by Carach Angren
Written by Clemens Wijers, Ivo Wijers, Dennis Droomers
(P) + © Season Of Mist 2015
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No shocks equals good movie in this case
7 July 2018 | by filmtogoSee all my reviews

I was really impressed with Nicole Muñoz watching this movie. She hasn't done a lot of big movies (yet) or even carried a movie on her shoulders like she does here. And it totally works. Director Adam MacDonald has found a perfect main actress for this disturbing and eerie tales of a teenage girl and her mother spending some time in a cabin in the woods. It's a quiet and moody movie. First we get some glimpses but midway through the film we discover that some kind of fascination for dark magic is driving this girl mad (or she is driven mad by her mother and turns to dark magic). "Pyewacket" has no big jump scare moments but that's exactly why it's so good.


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