Recently the red giant of entertainment released a horror film that caused a stir since its debut, and it is that in “The Ancient Forms”, Netflix explore the world of Mexican witchcraft and the result is simply spooky.
The film that is already a success in sight, deals with the story of a journalist who delved into the customs about dark magic practiced by the sorcerers of Catemaco, which was defined as “tribal culture” in the film’s synopsis.
A journalist goes to her homeland in Veracruz after the story of a tribal culture, but is kidnapped by locals convinced that she is possessed by a demon.
That’s why here we give you five reasons to watch the new horror movie of the red giant, Netflix, Although it should be noted that this is not an original production of the platform as it is an independent film released in 2020.
It is already the number 1 movie in Netflix Mexico trends
With just a few hours of having released “The Ancient Forms” they are already ranked as the first place of the most viewed films on the platform of Netflix in Mexico, this is one of the main reasons to see it. You do not want to arrive at the office and not know what the hell everyone is talking about and why now everyone is afraid of the Catemaco Warlocks.
True locations and rituals
For this production Netflix made an effort in the research work for its realization, therefore, all the scenes and locations of the film correspond to the plot, so all the rituals witnessed are real and originating in Catemaco.
It is inspired by the legends and powers of the Catemaco Warlocks.
This film has its origin in the popular legends about the Catemaco sorcerers and their powerful spells. It is not a secret for anyone that this mythical place in Veracruz is home to various cleaning rituals and other customs that the ancient Mexicans brought to this day.
Its protagonist is part of the cast of The Walking Dead
The film stars Brigitte Kali Canales, who was part of The Walking Dead universe when she played Rachel in the spinoff series “Fear The Walking Dead.” Her acting is very good and shows that she is made for the horror genre.
Rumored to be based on a true story
As if that were not enough, the terror increases when we learn that this story could be based on a true event that happened to an American who visited Catemaco and ended up possessed by a very ancient demon. But as we know, the best critic is you, who from your home will decide if it is worth it or not. If you still haven’t made up your mind to see it, here is the trailer for this horror film.