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Plot: A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the ‘father away on business’, as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch begins to materialize. She is coming closer and closer and the question is poised: is the danger real or is it all in the mother’s crumbling head?
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Yes but then NO.
This movie had two problems behind it, or perhaps just one of them, the first clearly being a weak script, the other, the execution that did not make the most of its potential.
Now I for one will go with the weak plot, because it had no substance, besides the beautiful scenery and great acting, this was clearly no The Babadook. Sure, grief is a powerful sentiment, one that was not developed properly here, and was not enough to make a good movie, and don’t even get me started on the Horror part. There is less than 2% horror here, just a few tiny scenes and nothing more, in rest, just country side habits, a good depiction of heat and its influence, and a little behavior that was altered by alcohol. Beer makes more appearances than the scary parts, and that is saying something.
So there is no way I could ever recommend this, as I said it is no Babadook, maybe you’d have more fun with Midsommer, even tho that one is not my coup of tea either. Polednice went unnoticed simply because it deserved no real attention, an attempt was made here, but I still strongly believe the plot was too thin to make a movie out of it.
HBO Europe falls flat
I was very disappointed by the recent HBO Europe release of the Czech horror Polednice (The Noonday Witch):
HBO has produced some fine films, so I was excited to see this “Europa” HBO production. Alas, despite having the budget to hire some good actors, such as Anna Geislerová, Polednice falls flat.
The acting is quite good, and the cinematography is superb, but the screenplay, direction, and soundtrack make watching this film a lugubrious experience. I caught myself falling asleep on numerous occasions. Put simply, it’s boring. The “Hallmark card” soundtrack, in which sickening strings remind of us when to recognize the “poignant” moments, is irritating and works against this film’s pretensions to be a horror movie. The execution of what sounds like an interesting story is uninteresting, and the direction lacks energy. I lacked energy after forcing myself to finish watching this film.
5/10, at best.
Original Language cs
Runtime 1 hr 30 min (90 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Drama, Horror
Director Jiri Sádek, Matej Chlupacek, Michal Samir
Writer Karel Jaromír Erben, Michal Samir
Actors Anna Geislerová, Karolína Lipowská, Zdenek Mucha
Country Czech Republic
Awards 1 win & 4 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio N/A
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format N/A