The Witch Who Came from the Sea Reviews

October 8, 2020
The Witch Who Came from the Sea is actually a lot more ambitious than its sleazier moments might suggest, both as a conceptualization of distressed female sexuality and problematic assessments of fairy tales and classic mythology.
May 5, 2019
Works more as a psychological horror verging on slasher, not requiring such an ugly display of sexual violence as other 'popular' rape-revenge movies.
May 30, 2018
It all climaxes in one of the most affecting, tragic and strangely beautiful final acts I've ever seen a horror movie. If you can even call THE WITCH FROM THE SEA simply a horror movie. It is one, but it's so much more...
December 15, 2017
If you ever find yourself arguing that the idiots behind the 'video nasties' list didn't have a clue what they were doing, The Witch Who Came from the Sea should be your Exhibit A. This film doesn't deserve its schlocky reputation.
January 17, 2017
A fascinating psycho-sexual horror.
February 20, 2016
Molly... is a complex flesh-and-blood character whose derangement is presented with immense sensitivity and sympathy - and her descent into madness is figured less as visceral slice-and-dice than as heightened domestic tragedy.
February 16, 2011
A grindhouse poem
March 2, 2005
Straddles an exploitation line in telling a simple tale with an unexpected degree of pretense and, if only occasionally, artistry.