The Noonday Witch


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Tells a story of mother Eliška, and her eight years old daughter Anetka. Together, they move into a remote house to begin their new life with the ‘father away on business’, as the mother claims. However, when the daughter discovers the truth and realises her own mother lied to her all along, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical creature of The Noonday Witch begins to materialise. It is coming closer and closer and the question is poised: is the danger real or is it all in the mother’s crumbling head?

CURRENT STATUS: 
Awaiting Release
Tells a story of mother Eliška, and her eight years old daughter Anetka. Together, they move into a remote house to begin their new life with the ‘father away on business’, as the mother claims. However, when the daughter discovers the truth and realises her own mother lied to her all along, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical creature of The Noonday Witch begins to materialise. It is coming closer and closer and the question is poised: is the danger real or is it all in the mother’s crumbling head?


RELEASE DATE
2017
CURRENT STATUS
Awaiting Release
LANGUAGE
Czech
PRODUCED BY
Barletta
MPAA RATING
N/A
OFFICIAL SITES
Official Site
REVIEW
N/A
DIRECTED BY
Jiri Sádek
WRITTEN BY
Michal Samir
Karel Jaromír Erben (poem)
STARRING
Karolína Lipowská
Daniela Kolárová
Ana Geislerová
Marie Ludvikova

PROJECT DETAILS
  • There's currently no US distribution.
  • Also known by its original title, Polednice.
  • The film was reportedly shot mostly with natural light.
  • It's said that the film is inspired from an old Czech folk tale.
  • This is a Czech horror drama that's based on an 1896 symphonic poem.
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