Folklore: An HBO ASIA Original Series (NC16 – Horror and Gore)
Two episodes from the six-part horror anthology original series by HBO Asia – the Singapore-based episode directed by Eric Khoo, as well as the Indonesia-based episode directed by Joko Anwar, will each tell stories based on their respective countries’ deeply-rooted superstitions and myths with a modern update.
Folklore: A Mother’s Love (PG13 – Horror)
Director: Joko Anwar
Cast: Marissa Anita, Muzakki Ramdhan
Duration: 48 mins
A single mother and her young son discover a group of dirty and underfed children living in a mansion’s attic. Upon saving them and returning them to their families, she has unknowingly snatched these children from their adopted mother – Wewe Gombel – and must now beware her vengeful wrath.
Folklore: Nobody (NC16 – Horror and Gore)
Director: Eric Khoo
Cast: Li Wen Qiang, Maguire Jian, Sivakumar Palakrishnan, Aric Hidir, Louis Wu, Dayang Nurbalqis
Duration: 51 mins
Language: English, Mandarin
A Pontianak is awakened when a foreman and a construction worker attempt to bury the body of a dead girl instead of burning her. A series of unfortunate events begin to occur at the construction site.