Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Feb 24, 2022

A high schooler wakes up to find her high school abandoned and haunted. Are ghosts scarier than a military dictatorship? This week, the crew dials the clock back to 1962 Taiwan for Detention. They also explore the "New French Extremity" collection debuting on Shudder next week.

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

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"Interview with John Hsu: It Was Like a Collective Trauma no One Wanted to Face," by Panos Kotzathanasis for Asian Movie Pulse

"INTERVIEW: Adapting ‘Detention’ to screen was a challenge: Hsu" in the Taipei Times

"For decades, no one spoke of Taiwan’s hidden massacre. A new generation is breaking the silence," by Amy B Wang for The Washington Post

"Taiwan Families Receive Goodbye Letters Decades After Executions," by Paul Mozur for The New York Times

"Shudder March 2022 Schedule Announced," by Mirko Parlevliet for Vital Thrills