I’m still on the injured list and hanging out here all alone at home… Today’s review? So, how about a quick trip with this wee Catgirl to exotic Turkey by way of Germany for some good old fashioned “Exorcist” style Satanic horror as only the Turks can do it? Well Ok then, buckle up ’cause this time out it’s a look at the Region 2 release of 2013’s scream fest, “Şeytan-i Racim”.
The synopsis… translated from the Turkish… goes like this: “Emrah and Salih are two roommates together at University in İstanbul. While everything was going normal, Salih suddenly starts to learn about “the magic science” known as “havas”. Salih’s curiosity about magic becomes his obsession. Salih, wants to control the djin’s which live in Djins’ world. Emrah doesn’t know anything about this, but because he lives with him it isn’t long before he is ensnared in his friend’s growing trafficking with Evil. When Salih loses control of everything, Emrah begins to have nightmares, and soon flees to his parents house in İzmit. Although he expects to find serenity there, the djins follow and continue to torment him. When Emrah finds out that his family is not capable of aiding him, he finds a solution by going to Bakırcı Mehmet Efendi, an expert in these things. But, once hidden truths are revealed at last, will it be in time to save his soul and end the horror?”
Now if you’ve seen any Turkish horror, then you know that they just plain don’t mess around when it comes to heaping on the scares. Nope. When it comes to messing with the powers of Evil, the Turks don’t hold back. That always makes for some creepy chills and really intense horror the way this wee lady likes her movies. Mind you… they don’t always do it while making a whole lot of sense… but sometimes that’s the chance I have to take when looking for my foreign Horror movie goodies. How’s this one then? Guess we’ll all find out…. 😉