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The Crucible
Directed by:
Nicholas Hytner

"The Crucible" (also known as "Hexenjagd", "Seduzione del male, La") is a Drama/History film directed by Nicholas Hytner, released on November 27 of 1996 in the USA . Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder are starring, alongside Paul Scofield, Joan Allen, Bruce Davison and Rob Campbell.

Arthur Miller's timeless tale of truth on trial.

Who directed "The Crucible":

The Crucible was directed by Nicholas Hytner, an English director, and producer.

Before making The Crucible, Nicholas Hytner had directed The Madness of King George, released in 1994. Since, he directed The Object of My Affection, released in 1998, The History Boys (2006).

When was "The Crucible" released:

The Crucible was first released on Wednesday, November 27, 1996, in the United States.. This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 21, 1997 in Spain; Wednesday, December 25, 1996 in Canada; Wednesday, February 26, 1997 in France; Thursday, February 20, 1997 in Germany; Thursday, February 06, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, April 26, 1997 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Crucible":

At the casting of The Crucible we find Daniel Day-Lewis, previously seen in In the Name of the Father (1993) and The Age of Innocence (1993); Winona Ryder (Boys (1996), How to Make an American Quilt (1995)); Paul Scofield (Quiz Show (1994), Utz (1992)) [ more... ]

  • Charlayne Woodard and Elizabeth Lawrence can also be seen in Unbreakable, released in 2000.
  • Winona Ryder and Frances Conroy also appeared together in Stay Cool, released in 2009.
  • Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder also appeared in The Age of Innocence, released in 1993.
  • Frances Conroy and Jeffrey Jones also worked together in 6 Souls, released in 2009.

What is the Storyline of "The Crucible":

Early morning in 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, some young village girls meet in the woods with a Barbadian slave named Tituba (Charlayne Woodard). One of the girls, Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder), kills a chicken and drinks the blood, wishing for John Proctor's wife to die. They are surprised by Abigail's uncle, Reverend Samuel Parris (Bruce Davison), who discovers them. As the girls run away, Parris' daughter, Betty (Rachael Bella), falls over unconscious.

Parris questions Abigail about the events [...]

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