Tag: The Vigil

The Vigil (2020) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper).

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The Vigil (2020) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper).

‘The Vigil’ is a horror film in a Jewish Hasidic setting. The ‘vigil’ of the title is not the sitting shiva after a Jewish funeral, but sitting with the body before the funeral, as tradition demands the body never be left alone. ‘The Vigil’ seems to crank up the supernatural aspect of the ‘shomer’, tying […]

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