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Title Woodlands dark and days bewitched : a history of folk horror / Severin Films presents ; edited by Winnie Cheung and Benjamin Shearn ; produced by Kier-La Janisse, David Gregory, and Winnie Cheung ; directed by Kier-La Janisse.

Publication Info. [Los Angeles, California] : Severin Films, [2021]
©2021

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Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - New Materials  DVD 791.436 WOO    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (192 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 031202
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
color
Description auditory captions
digital rdatr
optical rdarm
stereo rdacpc
Dolby audio
1.85:1 anamorphic wide screen
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
all regions rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Performer Poem readings by Linda Hayden and Ian Ogilvy.
Credits Original music, Jim Williams ; animation, Ashley Thorpe ; with special paper collage sequences by Guy Maddin, animated by Zena Grey and Brendt Rioux.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2021.
Wide screen (1.85:1)
Special feature: video introduction by writer/director/producer Kier-La Janisse.
Audience Not rated.
Summary "WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED explores the folk horror phenomenon from its beginnings in a trilogy of films - Michael Reeves' Witchfinder General (1968), Piers Haggard's Blood on Satan's Claw (1971) and Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man (1973) - through its proliferation on British television in the 1970s and its culturally specific manifestations in American, Asian, Australian and European horror, to the genre's revival over the last decade. Touching on over 100 films and featuring over 50 interviewees, WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED investigates the many ways that we alternately celebrate, conceal and manipulate our own histories in an attempt to find spiritual resonance in our surroundings"--From IMDb.
Note Closed captioning in English.
System Details DVD, NTSC, all regions.
Language English dialogue.
Subject Horror films -- History and criticism.
Folklore in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Janisse, Kier-La, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Gregory, David, 1972- film producer.
Cheung, Winnie (Motion picture editor), film producer, editor of moving image work.
Shearn, Benjamin, editor of moving image work.
Williams, Jim (Composer), composer (expression)
Thorpe, Ashley (Animator), animator.
Grey, Zena, 1988- animator.
Rioux, Brendt, animator.
Maddin, Guy, 1956- film director.
Hayden, Linda, 1953- narrator.
Ogilvy, Ian, 1943- narrator.
Severin Films, production company, publisher.
Standard No. 760137826392
Music No. SEV8263DVD Severin
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