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The Witches

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Fantasy adventure starring
Anjelica Huston
Mai Zetterling
Afterthe death of his parents, young
Luke travels to England with his grandmother, Helga. Helga has warned Luke about witches so he is not surprised when he discovers that their seaside hotel is the venue for an English witch convention. He is turned into a mouse after drinking the Grand High
Witch's evil potion, andthenhastotryto thwart her plan to turn the nation's children into mice.
Director Nicolas Roeg (1989. PG)
+ See Films: pages 50-72 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Mai Zetterling
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Miss Ernst/Grand High Witch: Anjelica Huston
Helga: Mai Zetterling
Mr Jenkins: Bill Paterson
Mrs Jenkins: Brenda Blethyn
Mr Stringer: Rowan Atkinson
Luke: Jasen Fisher
Bruno Jenkins: Charlie Potter
Miss Irvine: Jane Horrocks

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