Impetigore (2019) Poster


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Sex & Nudity

  • Brief intimate scenes between two characters, mostly obscured in the Indonesian cut of the film.
  • We can see a woman wiping her crotch in a public toilet, this scene lasts for 9 seconds. No nudity is shown.
  • A man and woman have sex. The woman's breasts are visible clearly twice. Later the man is shown lying naked with his buttocks exposed.

Violence & Gore

  • A woman is skinned offscreen.
  • A woman's throat is slit. The act is fast but disturbing. A following scene has her blood dripping down her face while she is held upside down. The scene is very disturbing.
  • A man is shot in the head.
  • Brief closeups of incisions.
  • A woman accidentally breaks her ankle.
  • Many are killed behind a 'kelir', the leather screen used to project shadow puppets. Blood splatters and covers the screen.
  • A skinned man is briefly shown onscreen.


  • Profanity in both Indonesian and Javanese are commonly used throughout the film.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Two women smoke in a lavatory.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A woman threatens to kill herself to rid of home invaders.
  • Some scenes has black magic spell in the flashback.


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Violence & Gore

  • An apparition of a child peels its own head, revealing her skinless face.
  • Babies are drowned right after birth because of a curse that made them skinless.
  • The skinned woman is then turned into a shadow puppet.
  • A mother and a son both slit their throats.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Themes of mysticism, miscarriage and curses are abundant in the film, some may find this unsettling.
  • In the final scene female antagonist become a ghost after her death in one year later and attack police officer's pregnant wife by miscarriage their unborn child which lead to bleeding when she screamed in pain while he was watched in shocked and terrified in horror in the end.

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