Folk horror is a subgenre of horror film for cinema or television that uses elements of folklore to invoke fear in its audience.- Folk horror
Broad elements include monsters, apocalyptic events, and religious or folk beliefs.- Horror film
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Indonesian horror refers to horror films produced in the Indonesian film industry.
Some outlets declared films like Impetigore (2019) as part of a new wave of folk horror films from Southeast Asia.
Witchfinder General (titled onscreen as Matthew Hopkins: Witchfinder General) is a 1968 British made historical horror film directed by Michael Reeves and starring Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Hilary Dwyer, Robert Russell and Rupert Davies.
Mark Gatiss has referred to the film as a prime example of a short-lived subgenre he called "folk horror", grouping it with Satan's Claw and The Wicker Man.