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Folk Horror: A Study

Every film mentioned in the documentary "Woodlands Dark and Days Betwitched: A History of Folk Horror", organized in order of appearance/mention! Films included are only those spoken of directly by interviewees or films shown with onscreen mention of title/director/release year.

Part 1 - The Unholy Trinity (Witchfinder General, The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Wicker Man)
#1 - 8

Part 2 - Who is This, Who is Coming? - Signposts of British Folk Horror
#9 - 47
Discussed but not on Letterboxd: Century Falls (1993), Bagpuss (1974)

Part 3 - We Don't Go Back - Paganism and Witchcraft
#48 - 59

Part 4 - Call Me From the Valley - American Folk Horror
#60 - 118
Discussed but not on Letterboxd: Sweet…

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  • Witchfinder General

    1

  • The Blood on Satan's Claw

    2

  • The Wicker Man

    3

  • Do You Remember Vietnam

    4

  • The Dirty Dozen

    5

  • The Wild Bunch

    6

  • Mark of the Devil

    7

  • Witchhammer

    8

  • Whistle and I'll Come to You

    9

  • The Stalls of Barchester

    10

  • Lost Hearts

    11

  • A Warning to the Curious

    12

  • The Ash Tree

    13

  • The Treasure of Abbot Thomas

    14

  • The Pledge

    15

  • The Moon and the Sledgehammer

    16

  • I Start Counting

    17

  • Requiem for a Village

    18

  • Psychomania

    19

  • Quatermass and the Pit

    20

  • The Year of the Sex Olympics

    21

  • Beasts

    22

  • The Stone Tape

    23

  • Red Shift

    24

  • The Woman in Black

    25

  • The Hungry Grass

    26

  • Doctor Who: The Dæmons

    27

  • Quatermass

    28

  • Legend of the Witches

    29

  • Children of the Stones

    30

  • Stigma

    31

  • Rawhead Rex

    32

  • Robin Redbreast

    33

  • Penda's Fen

    34

  • The Living Grave

    35

  • Moondial

    36

  • The Owl Service

    37

  • The Company of Wolves

    38

  • The Lair of the White Worm

    39

  • Maurice

    40

  • A Room with a View

    41

  • Kill List

    42

  • Prevenge

    43

  • Anchoress

    44

  • A Field in England

    45

  • Murrain

    46

  • Escape Into Night

    47

  • Eye of the Devil

    48

  • The Witch

    49

  • Transformations

    50

  • The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope

    51

  • Night of the Eagle

    52

  • Black Sunday

    53

  • The Witches

    54

  • Vali

    55

  • Hagazussa

    56

  • Häxan

    57

  • The Witches of Eastwick

    58

  • The Craft

    59

  • Puritan Passions

    60

  • Eyes of Fire

    61

  • Crowhaven Farm

    62

  • Burned at the Stake

    63

  • The City of the Dead

    64

  • Salem's Lot

    65

  • Pet Sematary

    66

  • Shadow of the Hawk

    67

  • Clearcut

    68

  • Grim Prairie Tales

    69

  • The Shining

    70

  • Creepshow 2

    71

  • You Are on Indian Land

    72

  • The Ballad of Crowfoot

    73

  • Hex

    74

  • The Amityville Horror

    75

  • Edge of the Knife

    76

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    77

  • The Headless Horseman

    78

  • The Fog

    79

  • The Lighthouse

    80

  • All That Money Can Buy

    81

  • The Dunwich Horror

    82

  • Let's Scare Jessica to Death

    83

  • Backwoods

    84

  • The Lottery

    85

  • The Dark Secret of Harvest Home

    86

  • The Source Family

    87

  • Midsommar

    88

  • Marjoe

    89

  • Children of the Corn

    90

  • Deadly Blessing

    91

  • Manson

    92

  • The Reflecting Skin

    93

  • Wisconsin Death Trip

    94

  • The Wind

    95

  • The Legend of Hillbilly John

    96

  • The Fool Killer

    97

  • Jug Face

    98

  • Pumpkinhead

    99

  • Deliverance

    100