Stiggy’s Film of the Day The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)

Stigmatophilia's gore splattered corner of insanity.

Year: 1976
Director: Matt Cimber
Cast: Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman, Vanessa Brown, Peggy Fuery
Themes: Child Abuse, Video Nasty, Female Serial Killer, Trauma

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Following on with another entry into our Witchy Wonder and Demonic Delight season, today I bring you former DPP video nasty, The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976). For anyone who has already seen this, yes I am quite aware there are no witches in it, but the title fits, so it stays!

The Witch Who Came from the Sea might not feature anything remotely witchy, or supernatural for that matter, but it is a fantastic slab of grindhouse retro horror nevertheless, that provides an innovative riff on the old rape revenge theme- which makes it worth writing about in my book. The story of the survivor of child sex abuse, Molly (Millie Perkins), now a grown woman has invented a fantasy world…

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