Kyle Cubr reviews “Demon” for Cine-File

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In Jewish folklore, a dybbuk is malevolent spirit that wanders searching for a soul to enter and possess. Once a victim is possessed, the dybbuk can only be expelled through exorcism. The Coens’ opening prologue to A SERIOUS MAN is one of the finer depictions of this entity on screen. In the late Marcin Wrona’s DEMON, an English groom is possessed by a dybbuk during his wedding reception at his new wife’s family farm.

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