Malaysia has under gone a surge of great horror movies since the dawn of the 21st century. Most likely as the censors stopped approving them after the Islamic boom of the 1970's. What makes them so extra-special is that many of the finest ones draw upon the rich local background myths from the country. Everyone knows the best horror movies are based on potentially true events. Everyone knows the best horror movies are based on potentially true events.
This movie wound up a huge hit in Malaysia and won awards abroad. The pontianak character is a thing everyone has heard about in myths and legends, because everyone had been aware of it, it had been a massive hit among movie goers. Malay