Three Sovereigns for Sarah (1985)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 152 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The brutal Salem witch trials provide the setting for this provocative drama that presents the story of an accused woman who survived the ordeal. Like her two older sisters, poor Sarah faces a trial herself. The sisters were tortured, found guilty and burned. Despite her fear, Sarah proves that her family is innocent of the charges. This film originally appeared on PBS television's American Playhouse.

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execution, false-accusation, heretic, innocence, lynching, sister, supernatural-forces, trial [courtroom], witch, witchcraft, witchhunt [persecution]