Actresses Catherine Walker and Jessica Reynolds and the assigning of female power to the term “witch”
Interview by Paul Salfen
Short Synopsis The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw explores the disturbed bond between Audrey, an enigmatic young woman, and Agatha, her domineering mother, who live secretly as occultists on the outskirts of a remote Protestant village. Following an ominous encounter between Agatha and a grieving townsman, and a rare sighting of Audrey by a local, Agatha’s authority crumbles as Audrey asserts her dominance. Meanwhile, hysteria mounts within the community as a mysterious pestilence spreads throughout the fields and livestock, yet the Earnshaw farm remains strangely unaffected…Set against the autumnal palette of the harvest season in 1973, The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw is a nightmarish descent into the mythic.