Back in 2018, the always fantastic Well Go USA acquired Park Hoon-jung's (I Saw The Devil screenplay, New World) The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion following its premiere at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, and today brings news on the home video release and an official trailer.
Retitled The Witch: Subversion for its North American release, the film follows a young girl who lives with her adoptive parents after they found her alone in the woods and near death. When strange people start appearing in the young girl’s life, she falls into turmoil as her seemingly ordinary life turns upside down in a blink of an eye…
The full synopsis reads: "10 years ago, Ja-yoon escaped from a secret government facility in the midst of an inexplicable incident. An old couple finds her alone near death in the woods and takes her in even though she has no memory of who she is or how she got there. She grows up to be a bright high school student and enters a nationally televised audition program to win the top prize and help her struggling family. But as soon as she appears on TV, strange people start appearing in her life and Ja-yoon falls into turmoil as her seemingly ordinary life turns upside down in a blink of an eye."
The film features an award-winning breakout performance by newcomer Kim Da-mi and co-stars Choi Woo-shik (Parasite, Train To Busan).
The Witch: Subversion debuts on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD March 10th from Well Go USA Entertainment. Check out the hyperviolent, action-packed trailer below!