An incredibly creepy Jewish take on exorcisms, Vigil is an eerie and moody tale that exemplifies the best of the genre. Focusing on Yakov (Dave Davis), a former member of the Orthodox community asked to oversee a body before its burial, the film taps into Jewish demonology for a unique, haunting experience. Centered on Davis’ excellent performance, this creepy film sent shivers down my spine. The film was a breath of fresh air in the ordinarily Christian-inspired horror genre, and as a Jewish horror fan, I loved it. Hopefully, we will get more horror films based on Jewish demonology soon.
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