AKA: Pengabdi Setan
Directed by: Sisworo Gautama Putra
Starring: Siska Widowati (Rita), Fachrul Rozy (Tomi), W.D. Mochtar (Dad), Ruth Pelupessy (Darminah), I.M. Damsyik (Karto)
Country: Indonesia; Effed Up Asian Movies
Language: Indonesian (Eng Subs)
Genres: Horror, Religion
Plot – Spoilers:
An Indonesian family just lost mother, and siblings Tomi and Rita cope in different ways. Rita tries to spend more time away with friends while Tomi dabbles in spirituality and black magic to try and reach out to his dead mother.
Satan’s Slave is mostly bad ’80s horror with quaint effects and masks that might be charming to some. It’s unique in that, Islam plays a role in a horror movie. Some might also argue that it serves as an unintentional timestamp for voices in modern Islamic societies dictating what religion demanded.