Look out world, The Love Witch is about to be unleashed upon an unexacting male populace. And they'll be none the wiser of her wicked ways! This tantalizing thriller is set to hit Los Angeles on Friday, November 11 before arriving in New York on November 18. We have the sexy new red band trailer, which stars Samantha Robinson in a star-making turn as an alluring witch who gets more than she bargained for.
On behalf of Oscilloscope Laboratories, Anna Biller writes, produces and directs The Love Witch. This astonishingly lush, entrancing marvel debuted at the Rotterdam Film Festival earlier this year. It also recently screened at BAMcinemaFest and Fantasia. Oscilloscope Laboratories will release the film in 35mm this fall, with additional screenings at select theaters across the country to be announced at a later date.
In The Love Witch, Samantha Robinson stars as Elaine, a beautiful young witch. She 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, leaving her 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 '60s, The Love Witch explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological narcissism. David Ehrlich of IndieWire calls it a 'spellbinding homage to old pulp paperbacks and the Technicolor melodramas of the 1960s' and 'a throwback that's told with the kind of perverse conviction and studied expertise that would make Quentin Tarantino blush.'
Samantha Robinson is joined by a stellar ensemble cast that includes Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Elle Evans, Gian Keys, Laura Waddell, Lily Holleman and Ryan Poole. This sexy indie thriller has its work cut out for it, though. It will be opening against Paramount Pictures' thrilling alien invasion drama Arrival starring Amy Adams, as well as director Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and the horror movie Shut In. Take a look at The Love Witch and let her cast a spell on you.