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Haxan ( Witchcraft Through the Ages ) (1929) Movie Information

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Benjamin Christensen


Maren Pedersen
Clara Pontoppidan
Elith Pio
Oscar Stribolt
Tora Teje
John Andersen





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Witchcraft, demon's and hell portrayed in medieval times until the present. It depicts the powers, habits of evil and how it can affect the holiest of person's. Even Satan appears to show his intent.

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Silent film that explores the human fascination with the dark arts. The presentation is of an informative documentary approach mixed with fictional skits. It's a brief history lesson and a visual fantasy at the same time. Not everything is played for horror. Some skits are dramatic, fanciful, or even humorous. It's a neat experiment that every film fan should check out.

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11/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Haxan (Witchcraft Through the Ages)

A documentary type horrific flick about witches and demons presented chapter by chapter. A lot going here such as the depiction of hell, Satan, temptation, witches potions, hysteria, loneliness and how little difference there is during the medieval and modern times. So many characters involved that is similar to Pan's Labyrinth, pace of the film is continuous and the concepts based on the director's research is very engaging. Has numerous symbolism's and disturbing sequences (involving torture, nun's become insane, Satan's influence, a baby sacrificed, many more) that were sacrilegious in its era but the intent in the conclusion was well thought of. Haxan (Witchcraft Through the Ages) the most expensive Scandinavian silent film in history and is clearly worth every kronor spent.

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