Review: Wilczyca (1983)

A chilling tale from the aristocrats in the wilderness of the 18th-century Poland. You throw in a woman/she wolf and some black magic and have a feast.

wilczycaDVD“WILCZYCA”
1983
Horror
Poland

Director: Marek Piestrak
Stars: Krzysztof Jasinski, Iwona Bielska, Stanislaw Brejdygant
Distributor: Trash Palace
Runtime: 99 min.
DVD REGION ALL

“Where is the crucifix?”

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When Kacper returns home after months, he finds his wife dying. They’re not the best of friends, and she says she will be back to haunt him. Kacper get a job at a Count and Countess in a big mansion. It’s a political threat in the country, and the Count has to leave, with Kacper in charge. Nightmares and a wolf that is lurking around makes the feverish man to take action. He’s realising that his wife is emerging in the Countess, and they do look alike…

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A different tale of folkloric horror. It has great settings for a good chill, and the atmosphere and characters binds this twisted and ghostly werewolf-tale together with success. Look out for the grizzly last scene! If you find this flick, it’s a keeper!

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