London Voodoo

London Voodoo is a 2004 British horror film written, produced, and directed by Robert Pratten; and starring Doug Cockle, and Sara Stewart. The film centers on an analyst who has relocated his family, only for his wife to become possessed by a dark spirit that wishes the family harm.

London Voodoo
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byRobert Pratten
Produced byRobert Pratten
Written byRobert Pratten
StarringDoug Cockle
Sara Stewart
Sven-Bertil Taube
Michael Nyqvist
Jacqueline Boatswain
Music bySteven Severin
CinematographyPatrick Jackson
Edited byMatt Jessee
Production
company
Zen Films
Distributed byHeretic Films
Release date
  • 11 March 2004 (2004-03-11) (Fearless Tales)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family is tearing apart and that his wife's behavior becomes more violent and erratic, he accepts that to save the woman he married he must take a leap of faith.

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ReleaseEdit

Home mediaEdit

London Voodoo was released on DVD by Heretic Films on 31 May 2005. It was later released by Nucleus Films on 30 October 2006.[1]

ReceptionEdit

London Voodoo received mostly negative reviews upon its release. Dennis Harvey from Variety gave the film a mixed review, writing, "Maintaining a straight face even as the action takes a turn toward the ludicrous, English horror entry London Voodoo should please genre fans, though it lacks the originality or name thesps that might’ve merited theatrical pickup."[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "London Voodoo (2004) - Robert Pratten". Allmovie.com. Allmovie. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ Harvey, Dennis. "London Voodoo – Variety". Variety.com. Dennis Harvey. Retrieved 27 August 2019.

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