Rent Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages on DVD

Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

1922 Rated NR 1hr 44m

In this legendary Danish silent film, writer-director Benjamin Christensen traces the history of witchcraft and the occult, using reenactments to explore parallels with intolerant attitudes toward psychiatric patients in the early 20th century. Blending science, humor and horror, Christensen covers possession, satanism, grave robbing and more. The 1968 version of the film, narrated by William S. Burroughs, is also included.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, Swedish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; outtakes; production stills; photo gallery.