Folk Horror: A Study

Every film mentioned in the documentary "Woodlands Dark and Days Betwitched: A History of Folk Horror", organized in order of appearance/mention! Films included are only those spoken of directly by interviewees or films shown with onscreen mention of title/director/release year.

Part 1 - The Unholy Trinity (Witchfinder General, The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Wicker Man)
#1 - 8

Part 2 - Who is This, Who is Coming? - Signposts of British Folk Horror
#9 - 46
Discussed but not on Letterboxd: Escape into Night (Richard Bramall, 1972), Century Falls (1993), Bagpuss (1974)

Part 3 - We Don't Go Back - Paganism and Witchcraft
#47 - 58

Part 4 - Call Me From the Valley - American Folk Horror
#59…

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    101

  • The Enchanted

    102

  • Dark Waters

    103

  • The Skeleton Key

    104

  • Wake

    105

  • Eve's Bayou

    106

  • Beloved

    107

  • The Serpent and the Rainbow

    108

  • White Zombie

    109

  • I Walked with a Zombie

    110

  • Voodoo Black Exorcist

    111

  • The Believers

    112

  • Angel Heart

    113

  • Candyman

    114

  • Ganja & Hess

    115

  • The Last Wave

    116

  • Lake Mungo

    117

  • Wolf Creek

    118

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    119

  • Red Billabong

    120

  • Prey

    121

  • Bedevil

    122

  • Australia Daze

    123

  • Kadaicha

    124

  • The Dreaming

    125

  • Demon

    126

  • The Dybbuk

    127

  • La Llorona

    128

  • The Crying Woman

    129

  • The Revenge of the Crying Woman

    130

  • When the Mountains Tremble

    131

  • Lake of the Dead

    132

  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    133

  • Hour of the Wolf

    134

  • Shikoku

    135

  • Noroi: The Curse

    136

  • The Snake God

    137

  • Zeder

    138

  • Alison's Birthday

    139

  • Celia

    140

  • The Babadook

    141

  • Ned Kelly

    142

  • Chopper

    143

  • The Boys

    144

  • Snowtown

    145

  • Wake in Fright

    146

  • As Noites de Iemanjá

    147

  • Leonora dos Sete Mares

    148

  • The Amulet of Ogum

    149

  • Love from Mother Only

    150

  • Daughters of Fire

    151

  • The Secret Glory

    152

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    153

  • The Living Head

    154

  • The Aztec Mummy

    155

  • El Signo de la Muerte

    156

  • The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe

    157

  • Proezas de Satanás na Vila de Leva-e-Traz

    158

  • The Demon

    159

  • Don't Torture a Duckling

    160

  • Dark Waters

    161

  • The Theatre Bizarre

    162

  • Viy

    163

  • The Ninth Heart

    164

  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

    165

  • Marketa Lazarová

    166

  • Savage Hunt of King Stakh

    167

  • Onibaba

    168

  • Kuroneko

    169

  • Curse of the Inugami

    170

  • Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters

    171

  • Kakashi

    172

  • Kwaidan

    173

  • Dearest Sister

    174

  • Dust Devil

    175

  • The Noonday Witch

    176

  • Messiah of Evil

    177

  • May Night, or the Drowned Maiden

    178

  • Little Otik

    179

  • Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair

    180

  • Tilbury

    181

  • The Juniper Tree

    182

  • Night of the Devils

    183

  • Black Sabbath

    184

  • The She-Butterfly

    185

  • The Wolf

    186

  • Black Cat Mansion

    187

  • The White Reindeer

    188

  • The Rites of May

    189

  • Nang Nak

    190

  • The Curse of the Crying Woman

    191

  • Wake Wood

    192

  • Spirit of Itchi

    193

  • The Sermon

    194

  • November

    195

  • For Those in Peril

    196

  • The Field Guide to Evil

    197

  • The Borderlands

    198

  • Pet Sematary

    199

  • Pyewacket

    200