Roald Dahl's The Witches(Movie, 2020)

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Roald Dahl's The Witches is a 2020 comedy fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis, Kenya Barris, and Guillermo del Toro. It is based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl and is the second feature-length adaptation of the novel, after the 1990 film of the same name directed by Nicolas Roeg. The film stars Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, and Stanley Tucci, and is narrated by Chris Rock. The Witches was released on HBO Max in the United States on October 22, 2020, and was released theatrically from October 28, 2020. The film received mixed reviews from critics, who criticized its writing, tone and deemed it inferior to Roeg's film, though Hathaway and Spencer's performances, production design, the visual effects, and Alan Silvestri’s musical score received praise. ()
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About Roald Dahl's The Witches

In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch has gathered.

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Additional Information

Production countries: Mexico, United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Alabama
Based on: "The Witches" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 33 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/08/2021 (World premiere: 10/25/2020)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Executive Producer: Jackie Levine
Director of Photography: Don Burgess
Composer: Alan Silvestri
Costume designer: Joanna Johnston
Production Designer: Gary Freeman
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Convenção das Bruxas"
"더 위치스"
"Convenção das Bruxas"
"The Witches"

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