Malaysian

Susuk – Malaysia, 2008

Susuk is a 2008 supernatural Malaysian horror film directed by Amir Muhammad and Naeim Ghalili from a screenplay co-written with Bijesh Jayarajan. It stars Diana Rafar and Ida Nerina. The story concerns a woman who uses the forbidden practice of susuk to… Read More ›

Munafik – Malaysia, 2016

Munafik – translation: “Hypocrite” – is a 2016 Malaysian supernatural horror film written and directed by Syamsul Yusof. It stars Syamsul Yusof, Nabila Huda and Fizz Fairuz. Adam, a traditional religious medical practitioner, and his wife got into an accident that caused his… Read More ›

Interchange – Malaysia, 2016

‘Where reality and folklore intersect.’ Interchange is a 2016 Malaysian supernatural noir thriller directed by Dain Iskandar Said from a screenplay co-written with Nandita Solomon, June Tan, Redza Minhat. Forensic photographer Adam (Iedil Putra) has developed a hallucinatory condition and becomes a hermit… Read More ›

Possessed – Malaysia/China, 2006

‘Face the true horror of beauty’ Possessed is a 2006 Malaysian/Chinese horror film directed by Bjarne Wong from a screenplay he co-wrote with King Chi, Jeff Leong and Sam Wong. It stars Amber Chia, transsexual Harisu, Alan Yun, Steve Yap and Sharifah Amani. Possessed was a joint venture between Malaysia’s Hock… Read More ›

Orang Minyak – folklore

The Orang Minyak is one of a number of Malay ghost myths. Orang Minyak literally means oily man in Malay. According to one legend, popularised in the 1956 film Sumpah Orang Minyak (The Curse of the Oily Man) directed by and starring P. Ramlee, the orang minyak was a… Read More ›