[Review] THE DEVIL’S BATH (2024, Shudder) A Heartbreaking Examination of Depression

The Grue-Crew review [Review] THE DEVIL’S BATH (2024, Shudder) on Gruesome Magazine episode 536. Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, Crystal Cleveland the Livi6dead6irl, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to streaming and theatrical horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

[Review] THE DEVIL’S BATH (2024, Shudder)

Synopsis:In 1750 Austria, a deeply religious woman named Agnes has just married her beloved, but her mind and heart soon grow heavy as her life becomes a long list of chores and expectations. Day after day, she is increasingly trapped in a murky and lonely path leading to evil thoughts, until the possibility of committing a shocking act of violence seems like the only way out of her inner prison. Giving a voice to the invisible and unheard women of the rural past; THE DEVIL’S BATH is based on historical court records about a shocking, hitherto unexplored chapter of European history.

  • Available streaming on SHUDDER beginning June 28, 2024
  • Written and Directed by: Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala
  • Cast: Anja Plaschg, David Scheid, Maria Hofstätter

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Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.