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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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Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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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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When the milk is spilled in the fridge, it's shape resembles the film's poster 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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Like Tightening a Guitar String
2 April 2018 | by mbliss134See all my reviews

This movie, as it has been accurately described, is a slow burn. It is no question that this low budget indie horror title is driven by solid performances, specifically by Nicole Munoz and Laurie Holden. The dynamic between these characters is believable and could pass as a standalone drama if the horror elements weren't included. The most impressive aspect of this film is how Adam MacDonald used his low budget to create a piece of film that uses effective storytelling and edge-of-your-seat suspense. If you're an individual who prefers the louder, high budget horror shows, I'm sad to say you will be slightly disappointed with this film. But if you enjoyed films like The Witch or It Follows, I can definitely recommend this movie, as I believe it is truly something special.


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