Starlet Kelly Brook in an Indonesian Horror Movie
Indonesian/Filipino Title: ORIGINS OF SANTET
director: Helfi Kardit
starring: Kelly Brook · Marcelino Lefrandt · Tien Kadaryono · Jazz Ocampo
· Bali Nadeya Curtain
is married to Rendy. They have two children, Aliyah (played by popular
Filipino singer Jazz Ocampo) and Kelly. The film opens as the family
has moved to Indonesia from England following the suicide death of Rendy's
father. They soon discover all is not well with mom either. It becomes
obvious that she is going insane or - perhaps - she's the victim of
a devil's curse (as manifested by vomiting maggots and glass shards).
Rendy suggests that Laura take the kids back to the UK but... too late.
Everyone is soon victim to deadly Santet black magic, seemingly caused
by a dark sexual indiscretion.
due mostly to the work of the Mo Brothers (MACABRE
KILLERS) and strong films like BIRTH
OF THE VAMPIRE, Indonesian horror has developed a growing cult
foundation. Industry director Helfi Kardit purposely deviated from his
'traditional' style to deliver this contemporary Black Magic tale. The
result is a solid horror film, without the usual detour into forced
comedy [a trait so often found in Indonesian cinema of the past]. For
this project, Mr Kardit employs the talents of British actress Kelly
the past decade, Kelly Brook has consistently been voted as one of England's
She was ranked #1 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World in
2005 and is in their Top 10 still today. Kelly has made very few films
although she is well known for her revealing cameo in Piranha
3D (2010). Her reputation comes mostly
from television work, Lemon La Vida Loca (British 2012-13)
and One Big Happy (USA 2015)
as well as her extensive advertising campaign for Lee Jeans. However,
despite her association with beauty and sex [voted #6 in Daily
Star readers' poll "Best Breasts in Britain"],
she plays her role here with an unexpected reserve.