Good Madam

Good Madam

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In this South African horror, single mum Tsidi is forced to move in with her estranged mother, a live-in domestic worker caring obsessively for her catatonic white ‘Madam’. As Tsidi tries to heal her family however, a sinister spectre begins to stir.

2021Rating: NR92 minsSouth Africa
Horror

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Good Madam | Reviews

85%41 reviews

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

A slow build of psychological and supernatural horror that sometimes confuses but always engages.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

The film expertly blends satirical social commentary and disturbing horror tropes...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The film is muddled by too many half-baked ideas, poor execution, and distasteful directorial choices.

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Variety

Variety

Decades of dysfunctional race relations are compressed and twisted to eerie effect in Jenna Cato Bass's clever, culturally revealing creeper.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Good Madam is an intriguing, atmospheric movie which doesn’t quite tie up all its sinister portents and implications in a satisfying ending. Yet there is something very unsettling in it.

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Paste

Paste

Good Madam represents the past, present and future as forever changed by apartheid—light on shivers, heavy on context.

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Good Madam | Release Details

Good Madam is available to stream in New Zealand now on Shudder.