Dark Crimes – 2016 – reviews

Dark Crimes – aka True Crimes – is a 2016 Polish-American psychological thriller film directed by Alexandros Avranas from a screenplay by Jeremy Brock. It is based on David Grann’s article ‘True Crime: A Postmodern Murder Mystery’, about …

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Demon – Poland, 2015 – reviews

Demon – aka Ha’dibouk – is a 2015 Polish-Israeli horror film directed by Marcin Wrona from a screenplay co-written with Pawel Maslona. The film takes its inspiration from the Jewish legend of the dybbuk …

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Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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Baba Yaga – folklore

“That’s not my mother’s voice I hear. I think that Baba Yaga’s near!” Baba Yaga is a recurrent figure in East European folklore, usually as a single entity though sometimes …

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Lokis – Poland, 1970 – reviews

Lokis Rękopis profesora Wittembacha (often called simply Lokis) is a 1970 Polish horror film directed by Janusz Majewski. It stars Józef Duriasz, Edmund Fetting, Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Małgorzata Braunek, Zofia Mrozowska …

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