The Evil Eye

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A feature film whose scenario was inspired by a story from the Flemish author Herman Teirlinck.

Villagers accuse a mysterious vagabond of casting spells, and little by little he becomes the sorcerer they suspect him of being. A miller takes down the story of his tragic life, with several scenes inspired by local folklore.


1937. 35 mm., black and white, 74′.


Director : Charles De Keukeleire
Writting : Herman Teirlinck
Music : Marcel Poot
Pictures : François Rents
Film editing : Charles De Keukeleire
Sound director : R.H. Eliot, Willem Rombauts
Scpecial effects : C.G. Mol, Jean Painlevé