The terrifying Indonesian film that is “hidden” in the Netflix catalog

Netflix has also been exploring and betting on horror for a long time. already incorporated The Devil’s Legacyone of the best films of recent years, and also Hex, which broke the box office in Taiwan. But behind those tanks, many times certain jewels are hidden that fans of the genre should not miss.

In this case, we talk about may hell swallow youan Indonesian film that, although it has gone unnoticed on the platform, presents the necessary elements to be considered a great horror story. Directed by Timo Tjahjanto, the film has a seductive plot and a well-selected cast that make it unmissable.

The film focuses on a family, with grown children, that receives devastating news: the father is very sick and bankrupt. Given this, the protagonist of the story decides to gather her stepmother and her brothers to go to the only house they have left, which, of course, is located in the middle of a forest.

In this house, the family discovers horrifying secrets about the father and will fall victim to the consequences of their decisions. His mission is to confront a dark and disturbing force that, in the past, made a chilling pact with his father.

The supernatural scenario film is a perfect length of 110 minutes. Its original name is ebelum Iblis Menjemput and stars Chelsea Islan, Pevita Pearce, Samo Rafael and Ray Sahetapy.

Timo Tjahjanto has declared himself fan of the films directed by the Uruguayan Federico Álvarez and the North American Drew Goddard, for this reason, in his films there are references to that style of films, and to others such as Infernal possession (by Sam Rami).

Anyway, may hell swallow you has managed to have a profile marked by a peculiar narrative, with scenes that mix humor and terror and seconds that promise real scares. In addition, she is a good representative of Asian cinema that, in the horror industry, has been winning all the box offices.

Timo Tjahjanto has already achieved success with Netflix. Your movie, the big 4recently released on the platform, became one of the most viewed. With an entertaining, comical and violent plot, the film makes it clear that the platform carefully studies the preferences of its subscribers.

What is the action comedy that fascinates Netflix subscribers and was among the most viewed

It was released just a few weeks ago, but it has already reached second place in the Netflix global ranking, with 16,390,000 hours of accumulated playback, and is the leader in Argentina. Although the catalog is mainly made up of Christmas-themed productions on these dates, the big 4 (The big 4), an action comedy of Indonesian origin, which lasts about 2 hours and 20 minutes, swept the streaming platform among its viewers. The bait, the rue, the sniper and the leader caused fascination through the small screen and broke a paradigm.

Is about four retired assassins returning to action after coming across an impeccable police officer who intends to find a serial killer on the loose, after he found his father dead and decided to take revenge.

The Big 4 arrived on Netflix on December 15 (Photo: Netflix)

Starring Abimana Aryasatya, Putri Marino, Arie Kriting and Lutesha, among others, the film managed to climb positions over the South Korean and American productions that flood the platform.

Humor and irony are mixed with action, violence, shots and crazy and bloody scenes, in this production directed by Timo Tjahhanto and written by Johanna Wattimena; specialized in horror and suspense films.

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The terrifying Indonesian film that is “hidden” in the Netflix catalog