One of the most problematic entries in George Romero's filmography, this somewhat haphazard affair combines witchcraft, feminism, and suburban angst into a creepy whole that is fascinating but not quite successful. White is a bored middle-aged housewife whose marriage to her uncommunicative
businessman husband, Thunhurst, is on the verge of collapse. Watching her daughter, McClain, blossom into womanhood and lead an active sex life further frustrates White, who begins to retreat into a bizarre fantasy world. While visiting a local witch for a Tarot reading, she becomes intrigued by
the occult and buys a copy of How to Become a Witch, A Primer
. Finding hersel...