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England, 1645. The cruel civil war between Royalists and Parliamentarians that is ravaging the country causes an era of chaos and legal arbitrariness that allows unscrupulous men to profit by exploiting the absurd superstitions of the peasants; like Matthew Hopkins, a monster disguised as a man who wanders from town to town offering his services as a witch hunter…

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Directed by

Michael Reeves

Written by

Michael Reeves (Screenplay)
Tom Baker (Screenplay)
Ronald Bassett (Novel)

Runtime

87 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

He'll hang, burn, and mutilate you. He's the…

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book false accusations religious fanaticism 17th century witch hunt witch burning english civil war suffolk, england

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