Beneath a rural temple, the god Hastar is trapped. Punished for eternity for his ancient crimes, he must never be worshipped. But Hastar is a god with a wealth of gold and he is always hungry. Guarded and served by devoted followers, Hastar lies in wait for those who enter his domain.
Combining mythology, horror, and folklore, Tumbbad is a lavishly realised, beautifully shot, folk horror film that takes the audience deep into a dark world. Winning numerous awards, including Best Film at Sitges – Catalonian Film Festival 2018, as well as earning awards for sound design and cinematography, Tumbbadis a unique horror film, taking the audience deep into an unfamiliar world.
“Atmospheric, heavy on mythology and scary as hell.” – Hollywood Reporter
“This is Indian Folk Horror at its finest.” – Film School Rejects
Screens with the short film Dusk.