Satan's Slaves (Pengabdi Setan) (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

Satan's Slaves (Pengabdi Setan) (2017)




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After being mysteriously ill for almost 3 years, mother finally passes away. Dad then leaves town for a job leaving the kids all alone. Soon, the children sense that mother has come back to the house. Things get worse when the children realize that mother has returned not only to visit them but to take them with her.


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Critic Reviews for Satan's Slaves (Pengabdi Setan)

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The film's intriguing mythology, as well as excellent performances from its cast as a whole, elevate Anwar's tension-filled exploration of the price that families can pay when someone dabbles in the dark side.

June 27, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

These mirrorings, repetitions and doppelgängers are fitting images for a film that is itself a reprise (with considerable variations) of Putra's 1980 film of the same name - the very film that inspired Anwar to become a writer/director...

June 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Like its influences, Satan's Slaves uses strong characters, an emphasis on mood and a few alarming jolts of violence to earn an uneasiness that lingers.

June 22, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

[This] Indonesian Occult Horror Remake Gets it Right

April 2, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Satan's Slaves confirms Anwar as one of the region's best genre filmmakers.

March 21, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The scares are carefully timed and spaced between plenty of character-building moments, showing the closeness of the family.

January 19, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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