The Wind (2018)
March 14, 2022 3:50 PM - Subscribe

A plains-woman faces the harshness and isolation of the untamed land in the Western frontier of the late 1800s.

Now streaming on Netflix.
posted by skycrashesdown (5 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Description taken from IMDB, doesn’t mention horror/supernatural. I like horror films that are creepy and atmospheric without being gory and really liked this one. Amazing how a film set on an open prairie could feel claustrophobic.
posted by skycrashesdown at 3:51 PM on March 14, 2022

...based on the silent movie starring Lillian Gish? I've been wanting to see that movie for a long time. It was directed by Victor Sjöström, and he made some remarkable movies.
posted by acrasis at 6:23 PM on March 14, 2022 [1 favorite]

Regarding being "based" on the 1927 The Wind, I've seen both films, the general plot and some of the emotional drive is similar I think but the content & style of the new film definitely is more modern in its approach and it does lean into more of a folk horror mode. Both are good and I would totally recommend tracking down the 1927 film (well worth your time).
posted by Ashwagandha at 8:15 AM on March 16, 2022 [1 favorite]

Unfortunately, not available on DVD in the US.
posted by acrasis at 4:08 PM on March 18, 2022 [1 favorite]

I saw this a couple weeks ago and really recommend it.
posted by AlSweigart at 4:15 PM on March 20, 2022

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