We have just learned that LionsGate will be releasing The Witch on home video this Spring. We have an official release date, special features, and more for you after the jump.
TheWitch will be released on DVD and Blu-ray (cover art pictured below) May 17 via LionsGate Home Entertainment. The film is written and directed by Robert Eggers. It stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, and Lucas Dawson. Details on bonus content listed below. You can check out our rave review here.
“In this exquisitely made and terrifying new horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the intimate and riveting story of one family’s frightful unraveling in the New England wilderness circa 1630. New England, 1630. Upon threat of banishment by the church, an English farmer leaves his colonial plantation, relocating his wife and five children to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous forest – within which lurks an unknown evil. Strange and unsettling things begin to happen almost immediately – animals turn malevolent, crops fail, and one child disappears as another becomes seemingly possessed by an evil spirit. With suspicion and paranoia mounting, family members accuse teenage daughter Thomasin of witchcraft, charges she adamantly denies. As circumstances grow more treacherous, each family member’s faith, loyalty and love become tested in shocking and unforgettable ways.”
- Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers
- “The Witch: A Primal Folklore” Featurette
- Salem Panel Q&A
- Design Gallery