The Field Guide to Evil

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The Field Guide To Evil
The Field Guide To Evil poster.jpg
Directed byAshim Ahluwalia
Can Evrenol
Severin Fiala
Veronika Franz
Katrin Gebbe
Calvin Reeder
Agnieszka Smoczynska
Peter Strickland
Yannis Veslemes
Produced byTim League
Ant Timpson
StarringBirgit Minichmayr
Claude Duhamel
Jilon VanOver
Fatma Mohamed
Niharika Singh
Legion M
EchoWolf Productions
Release date
11 March 2018 (USA)
Running time
117 mins

The Field Guide To Evil is a 2018 anthology horror feature film produced by Legion M[1]. Eight film makers from different countries bring stories or folk tales from their country to the anthology.[2] The stories and filmmakers come from Hungary (Peter Strickland, known for In Fabric), Austria (Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala, known for Goodnight Mommy), Germany (Katrin Gebbe, known for Nothing Bad Can Happen), Greece (Yannis Veslemes), Norway, India (Ashim Ahluwalia, known for Miss Lovely), Poland (Agnieszka Smoczynska, known for The Lure), Turkey (Can Evrenol, known for Baskin), and the United States (Calvin Reeder, known for The Rambler).[3]


The film comprises treatises on forbidden love, Greek underworld goblins, medieval Hungarian cobblers and US hillbilly folklore.[4]



The critical reception has been mostly positive, receiving a 67% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Opening at the SXSW Festival, the film was nominated for the SXSW Gamechanger Award.[5] [6]


  1. ^ Erbland, Kate (7 February 2017). "Crowdfunded Horror Anthology 'The Field Guide to Evil' Gets Official Greenlight After Successful Campaign".
  2. ^ "THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL to Premiere at SXSW 2018".
  3. ^ "The Field Guide to Evil".
  4. ^ Material, Riot (4 April 2018). "Though Flawed, The Field Guide To Evil Is A Must-See For True Horror Fans".
  5. ^ "Field Guide to Evil".
  6. ^ "SXSW Review: FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL: Loses Its Way, But Still Has Fun". 16 April 2018.

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