Munafik [Hypocrite] (2016) Malaysian Religious Horror
Horror from Malaysia
Malaysian Title: MUNAFIK [Hypocrite]
also known as HERETIC
is Syamsul Yusof's film. He was the writer, director and star. It has
become the highest grossing movie of all time in Malaysia. Yusof plays
Adam, a Muslim doctor who stops practicing medicine after his wife is
killed in a traffic accident. He has disconnected himself from the world
but then later he agrees to treat a woman suffering from a demonic possession.
Unsettling things start happening to him.
towards (Islamic) religious horror originally took root in Turkey with
such hits as MUSSALLAT
This one is more rigid in execution. There are no scenes of physical contact
between different genders, as in Islamic culture, such action is highly
As seen from
the screenshots on this page, the print is high quality, but PLEASE
NOTE the second line of subtitles are cut at the bottom (see pic
below left), still readable but somewhat bothersome.
film with English subtitles; widescreen format 16:9,
uncut version (99 minutes), extras include theatrical trailer.
DVD encoded for All Region NTSC World Format.