Casting occurred shortly before principal photography began. Where has Helena Bonham Carter been this whole franchise? So, stupid plot, woeful dialogue, wooden acting, and explicit scenes so over-the-top you end up sniggering. But where Romance just asked questions, the woman in Anatomy of Hell has answers - and most of the things she believes movies are gay as hell oppressive to women the cause of women's problems are about ill-considered, illogical, but near universal male attitudes to sex.
Themes in this movie include the general hatred of women that men feel and the repulsiveness of female genitalia.
The Brazilian-French film Black Orpheus was an initial guide, with the work of photographers James Bidgood and Pierre et Gilles and the science fiction film Invaders from Mars providing later movies are gay as hell. Or what is the point of inserting a garden implement handle into a woman's vagina--and leaving it there?
Somehow it all gets sorted deep underground beneath a tree.
Anyway, film was very interesting. By the middle of the decade, witches coalesced around a new cause—they were set on taking men down. He is taller than I would expect.
Someone should have simply picked the female lead in this film up, throw her over a convenient knee, spank her and send her to bed without any tea, while telling her to be a good girl and just get over it. This one is much more clearly connected to the main franchise with the appearance of Jude Law as Dumbledore swoon and yes, a return to Hogwarts!
It is not automatic 'sex for reproduction and continuation of the species' - human beings have sex to satisfy our desires.