Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar‘s (Satan’s Slaves) Sundance hit Impetigore premiered exclusively on Shudder late last month, and in the newest episode of Ellissinema Podcast, CryptTeaze editor Sean Ellis gives us his thoughts on the gruesome and chilling supernatural horror. Listen below!
In the film, "After surviving a murder attempt in the city, Maya, a down-on-her-luck young woman, learns that she may inherit a house in her ancestral village. With her friend Dini, Maya returns to the village of her birth, unaware that the community there has been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued the village for years. As she begins to discover the complicated reality about her past, Maya finds herself in a fight for her life"
Impetigore stars Tara Basro (Satan’s Slaves), Marissa Anita, (HBO Asia’s “Folklore: A Mother’s Love) Asmara Abigail (Satan’s Slaves), Ario Bayu (Dead Time), and Christine Hakim (Eat, Pray, Love).
"Impetigore is my love letter to horror movies I grew up with, slashers, ghost stories, wrapped in a tragic family drama not unlike my family," Anwar recently stated. "I’m excited to be working again with Shudder to bring Impetigore to their members around the world."
Have you seen Impetigore yet? If so, give us your thoughts in the comments.