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Every week, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.

Jan 14, 2021

Medical science can't explain everything in Dr. Refaat Ismail's life. It can't explain his nightmares, his mazes, his constant upturned coffee cups or why the creatures of the night seem to haunt him. This week, the gang heads to Egypt for a Netflix adaptation of popular horror pocket books that clearly deserve an English translation. Also, they explore the horror potential for Danish animation star John Dillermand in an anatomically incorrect Would You Rather.

Motion Picture Terror Scale: 3 (Marcus) / 4 (Melissa) / 3 (Grady) Quality: 4 / 4 / 3 Enjoyment: 5 / 4 / 4 

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"Paranormal Activity: Inside Netflix's First Egyptian Arabic Original," by Amro Ali in GQ Middle East

"Netflix Brings Arabic Horror to Screen With ‘Paranormal’ as the Streaming Giant Ramps Up in the Middle East (EXCLUSIVE)," by Nick Vivarelli in Variety

"Denmark debuts new children's TV show about a man with a huge and uncontrollable penis," by Rob Picheta in CNN