Patriarchal tendencies are place under the microscope to winning effect in Anna Biller’s genre-skewering latest feature, The Love Witch. To celebrate the film’s theatrical release, we’ve got an exclusive clip which neatly sets up its feminist themes.
After being scorned by her sexist husband, Elaine (Samantha Robinson) turns to witchcraft, using her potions, charms and tricks to seduce and dominate men.
The subversive gender politics and offbeat humour of Biller’s film are on full show here, as we see Wayne’s (Jeffrey Vincent Parise) haughty swagger undercut by the revelation that Elaine is the one firmly in control.
You can read more about Anna Biller’s sexploitation-spoofing horror melodrama in our interview with the director, as well as the LWLies Recommends review.
The Love Witch is in cinemas from 10 March.
Published 10 Mar 2017
By Elena Lazic
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