WINTER WITCH: THE CURSE OF FRAU PERCHTA (2022) British folk horror



Winter Witch: The Curse of Frau Perchta is a 2022 British horror film about a journalist investigating the mystery of murdered children.

Written, produced and directed by Richard John Taylor (The Haunting of Pendle Hill; The Huntress of AuschwitzVengeanceThe Krays: Dead Man WalkingMuse). Produced by Arthur Leslie Lytton, Beckett Charlie Lytton and Jude William Lytton.

The Hello Princess-Lytton Bros. Pictures production stars Rula Lenska, Paul Dewdney, Paul Hughes, Jimmy ‘The Bee’ Bennett, Candice L. Owens, Ryan Noire, Evie Hughes, Rose Hakki and Amelia Mitchell.


At the behest of her boss Ronnie (Paul Hughes), journalist Ingrid Hoffman (Rose Hakki) returns to her ancestral home when several children are found slaughtered in nearby woodland.


With the village suspecting the infamous Winter Witch is behind the killings, together with her daughter Eleanor (Evie Hughes) and estranged grandmother Omi (Rula Lenska), Ingrid must uncover the truth and stop the curse of Frau Perchta once and for all…


High Fliers Films is handling worldwide distribution. The IMDb notes a British release on September 5, 2022.


Cast and characters:
Rula Lenska … Omi
Paul Dewdney … Nigel
Paul Hughes … Ronnie
Jimmy ‘The Bee’ Bennett … Frank
Candice L. Owens … Claire
Ryan Noire … Detective Sleeman
Evie Hughes … Eleanor
Rose Hakki … Ingrid
Amelia Mitchell … Natalie

Original title:
Baba Yaga

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