Watch the trailer for the terrifying and unnerving film that promises to be one of the best modern horror pictures we've been gifted with in years. Featuring breakthrough talent in lead actress Anya Taylor-Joy, The Witch centers around a Colonial-era New England family who are excommunicated from their community and forced to live off the land on their own. But where they end up is directly next to a haunted woods.

The New-England folktale was written and directed by first time filmmaker, Robert Eggers and will hit theaters on February 19.