‘Kandisha’ trailer reveals demonic figure with a taste for blood

Shudder has released the trailer for his original new company, Kandisha, broadcast exclusively on the horror platform on July 22. Julien maury Y Alexandre Bustillo, best known for his movies Indoors Y Livid, the film was a selection at the Sitges and Chattanooga Film Festivals, following the story of three young girls who suffer the appearance of a vengeful demon.

Based on the popular Moroccan legend of the same name, the the candy man-esque trailer follows Amélie, Bintou and Morjana (played by French actresses Mathilde Lamusse, Samarkand Saadi, Y Suzy Bemba) while summoning a fierce demon, whose name they discover in a dilapidated apartment block that they are decorating with graffiti. “Aicha Kandisha“one of them shouts after drawing a satanic star on the wall of her bathtub with blood, saying what she believes to be an empty threat against her ex-boyfriend who assaulted her.


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In the same way that calling Candyman on the bathroom mirror wreaks havoc, invoking Kandicha does the same, when not only comes for Amélie’s ex (Lamusse), but also for two other men, with three dead within the span of two. days. The girls must figure out how to break the curse and banish Kandisha where she came from, without being dragged with her.

According to Moroccan myth, Kandisha (originally spelled Qandicha) is the spirit of a beautiful young woman with the legs of a hoofed animal, such as a goat or a camel, who is said, when summoned, to use her beauty to seduce men before going crazy. mutilate or kill them. Maury and Bustillo’s film seems to closely follow the folklore tradition, giving audiences glimpses of the monster in this first trailer without ever fully revealing it. The three young women are desperate to stop her despite this, consulting with religious experts who give them two options, but the trailer ceases before the public can figure out what they are, giving Shudder subscribers and horror fans something truly. demonic and chilling to watch. forward to.

Kandisha is written and directed by Maury and Bustillo, and is produced by Wassim Beji, Delphine clot, Y Guillaume lemans. It will stream exclusively on Shudder on July 22 in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as through the Shudder offering within the AMC + package where available. Check out the trailer below:

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