This film borders more on being a horror film just for the story line. That of a young boy being taken in to be apprentice to the crafts of the black arts. He is one of twelve young men bound to serve the master and the satanic mill.
So, this is not some cute "Sorcerers Apprentice" as the magic is dark and the consequences of following the path are even darker.
Some of the story deals with friendships and romance but it never took those story lines over the top or made them sickly sweet and"