Magic comes from the fear, the fear of death.
A dark coming-of-age story about a girl curious about the outside world her mother is protecting her from, growing more curious after experiencing an unfamiliar reaction to eating a live worm she starts to question what she really is!
Fucking hell this was awesome! Hellbender is an innovative and fresh take on the folk horror genre and oozes all that witchcraft charm. It packs a major punch with all the eerie visuals and in-the-woods setting— shot during the daytime which I was pretty into, but it’s mostly the mother/daughter duo that keeps this movie grounded.
I’m going to keep an eye out for future releases from the Adams family…