“...and like animals they take you.”
A quiet, dense, and hypnotic debut from Lukas Feigelfeld, Hagazussa, or Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse takes cues from recent slow burn horror movies but ultimately feels unique and absolutely full of dread.
If you have seen a trailer for this movie you already know that this movie is visually amazing. The cinematography here is simply some of the best I have ever seen. The color palette is generally very muted, but there are really some gorgeous greys, blacks, blues, and greens here.
Performance wise everyone definitely came on set to work hard, and it really shows. Much of it is very subtle and quiet, but it really does feel authentic.
Ultimately though it’s hard…