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‘Pengabdi Setan’ wins at Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2018

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Jakarta  /  Mon, October 29, 2018  /  06:36 pm
‘Pengabdi Setan’ wins at Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2018

Peek-a-boo: Tara Basro plays Rini in "Pengabdi Setan". (Rapi Film/File)

Pengabdi Setan (Satan’s Slaves) has brought home two awards from the 2018 Toronto After Dark Film Festival, which was held for nine days from Oct. 11 to 19 in Toronto, Canada.

Helmed by Joko Anwar, the horror flick won in categories Best Horror Film and Most Scary Film.

The film was screened on Oct. 14 at 6:45 p.m. local time following the screening of Mirror, a short film by Jordan McEwen and Corey Glover.

Read also: 'Pengabdi Setan' wins Jury Prize at Overlook Film Festival

Released in 2017, Pengabdi Setan follows the story of a family that experiences unexplained phenomena after the passing of their mother. It features Tara Basro, Ayu Laksmi, Bront Palarae and Endy Arfian.

Other recognitions received so far by Pengabdi Setan are the Feature Film Jury Prize at the 2018 Overlook Film Festival and Best Director at the 2017 Maya Awards. (wir/kes)

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