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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, with deadly consequences.

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Anna Biller

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Anna Biller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samantha Robinson ... Elaine
Gian Keys Gian Keys ... Griff
Laura Waddell Laura Waddell ... Trish
Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Wayne
Jared Sanford Jared Sanford ... Gahan
Robert Seeley Robert Seeley ... Richard
Jennifer Ingrum ... Barbara
Randy Evans ... Steve
Clive Ashborn ... Professor King
Lily Holleman ... Miss Curtis
Jennifer Couch Jennifer Couch ... Wendy
Stephen Wozniak ... Jerry
Giselle DaMier ... Harpist
April Showers ... April Showers
Elle Evans ... Star
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Storyline

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. See more »


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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Feiticeira do Amor See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,980, 13 November 2016

Gross USA:

$228,894

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$246,218
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Elaine: Tampons aren't gross. Women bleed and that's a beautiful thing. Do you know that most men have never even seen a used tampon?
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Soundtracks

La Corruzione
Written and performed by Giovanni Fusco
From the soundtrack to CORRUPTION (1963)
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That eyeshadow is always on point.
23 April 2019 | by dfranzen70See all my reviews

I fully appreciate the *look* of this movie, for starters. It's got the sheen of a late-60s/early-70s thriller mashed with an Italian giallo, minus all the blood and gore. It's very fab. And the performances, particularly by lead Samantha Robinson, are fantastic. Even the makeup deserves quite a bit of praise, it's so on point. Everything seems to be in place and just so, except for the plot. The surreal air that envelops the proceedings masks a fairly pedestrian plot, that of a witch who cast spells in order to find her true love, with the help of her cult, er, fellow witches, some of whom are routinely naked. Like I said, the movie has all the feel of a period piece, but there just isn't much there, and after a while the viewer may become as bored as I did. Which is unfortunate, given the level of effort and talent.


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