Even as his latest comicbook superhero film “Gundala” prepares for release later this month, the trailer for “Impetigore”, director Joko Anwar’s fourth film of 2019, yet again a horror film, as been released.
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 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.
The film stars Tara Basro (“Satan’s Slave“), Ariyo Bayu (also in “Gundala”), Marissa Anita (“Folklore: A Mother’s Love“) and Christine Hakim (“Merantau”) and is distributed by South Korea’s CJ Entertainment. It is expected to release by the end of this year.