The most terrifying movie of recent times It also became a hit in different countries. That’s what they called the film Hex (incantation) after its premiere on March 18 in Taiwan, where it ranked as the highest grossing film. On July 8 he arrived at Netflix Y settled in the global ranking of foreign-language filmsmore than 3 million hours of viewing. Despite the rumor that there is a “curse” that lingers on those who see it, it still climbs the ranks among Latin American subscribers.
Li Ronan (played by Tsai Hsuan-yen) travels with her boyfriend and a friend to a small town in Taiwan, where every year they perform a sinister ritual. The trio, who has a passion for disprove supernatural myths, ends up submerged in an incident within the sect.
Thus, the young woman inherits the curse by breaking a religious taboo and, six years later, she must protect her daughter from everything that happens.
For almost two hours, terror and tension remain in the film. But, this increases when it is known that would be based on real events. The feature film was directed by Kevin Ko and written with Che-Wei Chang. Along with Hsuan-Yen, it stars Kao Yin-Hsuan, Sean Lin and Ching-Yu Wen. It was nominated no less than seven times at the Taipei Film Festival, the Taiwanese capital, and stood out as best feature film and best direction.
Users of social networks expressed the terror they felt when watching the film. “It had me on edge,” said one. “If you want to be scared, see HexIt’s based on real events. Warning: it is terrifying and it gives you good scares, so much so that they are going to scream”, described another. “I am a fan of scary movies, but I couldn’t finish this one. You feel that she is cursing you. I removed it after 5 minutes”, highlighted a third. “Truly I tell you, don’t look Hex on Netflix, it ruins your head ”, sentenced one more.
Even the official account of Twitter from Netflix Latin America published the message: “I already saw it. Today I sleep with the light on. Help, I’m scared.”
On October 24 it arrived on the streaming platform Cagea Spanish thriller that climbed to second place among the most viewed films.
Paula (Elena Anaya) returns from a dinner with his friends when he sees a girl (eva tenner) that crosses the road alone. Together with her husband (Paul Miller) decide to take her to the authorities, but after several days and discovering that no one went to look for her at the hospital, they receive her at home. But, the little girl hides a secret: an obsession with a fictional cage consisting of a square painted on the floor with white chalk and whose motive is still unknown to the family.
The film includes a mix of intrigue, suspense and drama and lasts less than two hours, by the hand of Alex de la Iglesia, written by Isabel Peña and directed by Ignacio Tatay.