This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
After seeing this again, I am not totally sure that Woodcock survives Alma’s second bout of poison. Credit to Anderson for leaving that to the imagination.
Ends a bit on the nose, but filled with terrifying, shocking imagery. Benjamin Christensen is a clear influence on other Danish filmmakers, especially his contemporary Carl Theodor Dreyer (THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC), and particularly Lars Von Trier, whose ANTICHRIST draws on a lot of the ideas about the subjugation of women that Christensen confronts in this film.