The latest movie from Searchlight Pictures, dark spirits, is playing in theaters and deals with a horror and suspense story that goes beyond the conventional. The film revolves around an isolated town in the state of Oregon (USA), where an elementary school teacher (Keri Russell) and his brother sheriff (Jesse Plemons) get involved with an enigmatic student (Jeremy T. Thomas), whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancient creature that appears before them.
Covering themes that go beyond supernatural spirits, check out what the film is about below. dark spirits addresses:
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1AMERICAN INDIGENOUS LEGENDS
Wendigo (also found as “winddsgvigo” or “wetiko”) is the central spirit of the film. Known as a deer-like mythological creature and/or evil spirit in Native American tribes mythology, legend has it that it lives in the forests of northern Nova Scotia, Canada's east coast and the Great Lakes region of Canada. The Wendigo is widely known as a destructive and cannibalistic creature associated with winter, cold and hunger.