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The Witches of Dumpling Farm (2018)

The Witches of Dumpling Farm (2018)

Released: 2018
Genre: Genre, Horror
Director: Martin J Pickering
Starring: Kitt Proudfoot, Justin Marosa, Duncan Casey, ,
Run time: min
IMDb: 6/10
Country: UK
Views: 184821

Synopsis

Storyline:
After being thrown out of his home by his wife for being promiscuous, Mark finds himself back at Dumpling Farm, a place of youthful memories and parties, but things aren’t quite right. His old buddy Ian, who has never left the place, is possessed by a group demonic, flesh eating Witches. Using Ian and his farm, these beautiful Witches honey trap Mark and his friends to consume their souls.
User Reviews: The film is quite perplexing, much like it’s main character’s situation. The main character isn’t completely likable, more his mannerisms and presence. There isn’t much character development that pushes him into a likable place. That being said he is very much a strong protagonist when pitted against the evil he is facing. That may have been intentional or it could have been a flaw in writing. I don’t know.

For how they are written, "Wicked Witches" has a strong cast. The acting is very deliberate, it is very clear this is the direction the Pickering Brothers wanted to go. The acting is quality and there is strong character development- again- for what has been written of them. Even though most characters are surface only, and the witches are as unexplained as any nightmare gallery can be, I still fell under "Wicked Witches" spell. However I didn’t realize it until the second half of the movie.

As for the horror elements, the beginning is pretty tame, mostly melodrama, dream-like atmospheric stuff and jump scares. And just an overall mesmerizing weirdness. And again that may have been intentional, I can’t say for sure. Now the second half kicks in to high gear, and all the wicked witchiness shows up. The horror is gory and violent. The blood flows in celebratorial fashion. The creature design is sweet and all the effects are practical. Check this one out for sure.

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Public on August 13, 2019

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