Folklore: A Mother’s Love and Pob (2018)

  • June 8, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Saturday
  • Oldham Theatre


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A Mother’s Love
Directed by: Joko Anwar
Run time: 49 min
Country: Indonesia
Language: Bahasa Indonesian with English subtitles
Rating: PG13

A single mother and her young son discover a group of dirty and underfed children living in a mansion’s attic. In saving the children and returning them to their families, the mother had unknowingly snatched these children from the Wewe Gombel, a spirit desperate to be a mother, and must face her vengeful wrath.

Directed by: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Run time: 63 min
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai with English subtitles
Rating: NC16 (Horror and Gore)

A journalist meets Pob, a ghost, who confesses to a murder. Finally finding an outlet for complaint, Pob explains how the murder happened and requests for his story to be published. However, the journalist declines and the two make a deal of a lifetime.

Screenings courtesy of HBO Asia.