• The Witches (1990)

The Witches

Release Date: August 21st, 1990

DVD Release Date: June 22nd, 1999

PG |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches. The Grand High Witch (Anjelica Huston) reveals a plan to turn all children into mice through a magical formula. When they find that Luke has overheard, the witches test the formula on him. Now, with the help of Helga and the hotel manager, Mr. Stringer (Rowan Atkinson), Luke the mouse must fight back against the witches.

Cast: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson, Bill Paterson, Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Anne Lambton

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Genres: Adventure , Children , Fantasy

Production Co: Jim Henson Productions, Lorimar Film Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Home VĂ­deo

Keywords: 1980s, Playful, Suspenseful, Hotel, Rescue, Amusing, Family


Nominated Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)