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The Witch, 2015, is a supernatural horror film, directed by Robert Eggers, and starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, and Harvey Scrimshaw.

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What is the name of this medical practice in the VVitch?

In the movie The VVitch, Caleb returns to his family after being seduced by a witch. Then he receives a cut into his right temple to allow bloodletting, what is the name of this medical practice?
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Can corns be grown the way in the VVitch?

In the movie, the VVitch, William is seen cut down corns; previously I thought corns had been harvested but it turns out they were farming corns in this way. How realistic is this way of corn farming?...
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Why is William unaware of Katherine being alive?

In The Witch, William himself buried Katherine alive. She sleeps beside him with blood dripping from her breast and he wakes up without any surprise. Why is William unaware of Katherine being alive, ...
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How accurate is the language they speak in The Witch (2015)?

In The Witch (2015), the script is written with Shakespearean construction (lots of thou's, and thee's and hast's), the actors were told to speak in a heavy Yorkshire accent, and a lot of the ...
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Why did Thomasin give in so easily?

To avoid spoilers of the end of the movie, I reduced the title, originally I intended to ask: Which is the real question here - at the end of movie, I expected here to try to get revenge. I thought ...
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Is the Devil William?

In the closing scenes of The Witch, Thomasin takes covenant with Black Philip and converses with what is assumed to be the Devil, or perhaps Mammon. Although largely shrouded in darkness, the figure ...
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What happened to the twins?

In The Witch, in the middle of the night, the evil witch goes into the barn and attacks the goats. The next morning, we see the twins have disappeared. Did the witch take the twins?
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Is the witch in “The Witch” (2015) real?

Did the witch really take the baby? Or was it imagined by the parents of the baby?