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Three documentary filmmakers head out into the woods to film a documentary on the legend of Blair Witch. When they get there they start noticing strange things in the woods, they get lost, and one of the guys disappears. They soon realize that this thing doesn't want them in the woods and must use all their resources to survive.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer




Three young adults go out to camp in the woods with the goal of finding out the truth about the Blair Witch. They are making a documentary, but after losing their map of the woods, they are forced to live out their documentary all while going deeper into the woods and closer to the Blair Witch.
The review of this Movie prepared by Laura




This movie portrays a few students searching for a spiritual being and end up trying to save their lives.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jim




The surprise indie hit of 1999, filmed by the three male actors and one actress on their own, mostly improvising from a 35-page outline. The film purports to be the remains of a documentary by student filmmakers after they went into the woods of Maryland to investigate a fabled witch, and disappeared. It features much hand-held camera work (not a few theatergoers reported nausea and motion sickness). "Blair Witch" is a combination of one of the most interesting and yet boring films I have ever seen: interesting from a plotting and acting perspective ("oh, that was nicely done ... how are they going to handle this?") and boring as a piece of entertainment because pretty much nothing happens except in the minds of the characters, who are not interesting to begin with. Perhaps if one did not know the truth behind the premise in advance the film would be more gripping, but I felt one step disengaged from it and never got caught up in the story.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus




Three film school students go into the woods of Maryland to solve the mystery of the Blair Witch. Well, they disappear, leaving this document material behind them. Demands concentration, but if you have some, you'll find it's a very rewarding film.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tero Hakulinen



Script Analysis of The Blair Witch Project

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   stranded    -   searching for treasure Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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