Netflix’s new horror film ‘Incantation’ has viewers ‘losing sleep’ after becoming the TikTok challenge

A new Taiwanese horror movie called Incantation has become a sudden viral hit on TikTok with people challenging each other to watch the terrifying film.

The film from director Kevin Ko, was released on Netflix earlier this month and is largely told through the medium of found footage, like movies like The Blair Witch Project and (REC).

Incantation, which is already the highest-grossing Taiwanese horror film of all time, released in cinemas in the Asian nation last year, follows a woman who must protect her daughter after being cursed for breaking a religious taboo. .

The film, which has a 63 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, has would have has already racked up over 10 million hours of views on Netlfix and that should only grow as the TikTok trend around the film grows.

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The trend started after the user @pasjustbored1214notjustbored1214 made a video about the film which has already been viewed more than 13 million times.

In the clip, he says: “I don’t care how hard or desensitized you think you are, there’s no fucking way you watch this whole fucking movie from start to finish without skipping a scene. ” He also writes in the post, “1h 16min 22sec was the hardest part for me to watch.”

Many people on TikTok are now challenging themselves to try and watch the entire film which is only 1 hour 51 minutes long, without skipping a scene.

Judging by people’s reactions, the film leaves people quite traumatized.

@akuma.ayong

I guess it’s goodbye. #incantation #horror movie #netflix #mustwatch #horror #disturbing #fyp

@k.ortizzzz

#dot with @notjustbored1214 #incantation #fyp #movie #scarymovie He wasn’t mf lyinggggg😭

@yawndsey

Be warned. #incantation #incantation movie #horror #horror movie #horrortok

Others aren’t so convinced and claim that the movie, which is apparently based on a true story, isn’t scary at all.

@dylangarbutt

What did you think of the incantation? #fyp #incantation #netflix #horror movie #movierecommendation #dylangarbutt

There’s only one way to find out for yourself and that’s to watch the movie!

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