R | | Horror, Thriller
Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts?
Richard Lynch was cast as Reverend John Hawthorne, but due to his worsening health he couldn't perform the role properly. Lynch died few months before the opening of the film.
Reverend Jonathan Hawthorne:
As I write these very words, the witch, Margaret Morgan, gathers with her coven of six deep within the woods surrounding our beloved Salem. The blasphemous music echoes in my mind, driving me to the point of insanity. I, Jonathan Hawthorne, swear ...
A mass execution of witches in Salem is shown as happening in 1696. Salem stopped executing witches in 1692.
The closing credits appear over gloomy images of Salem.
$642,000 (USA) (21 April 2013)
$1,163,508 (USA) (12 May 2013)