First Trailer: “The Witch”

Following a splashy debut at Sundance, A24 has released the first trailer for Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” which one the Best Director award at the fest. Anya Taylor Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger and Lucas Dawson star.

Set in 17th century New England, the story follows a farmer who get cast out of his colonial plantation and is forced to move to a place on the edge of an ominous forest rumored to be under witch control. As suspicion and paranoia mount, everyone begins to point the finger at his teenage daughter.