Umma

Umma

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12-time Emmy-nominee Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) leads this supernatural horror as a woman whose quiet, isolated life with her daughter is threatened when her mother's remains are delivered to her from Korea. 

202284 minsUSACatchlight Studios
Horror

Streaming (5 Providers)

Umma | Reviews

33%40 reviews

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IGN

IGN

The film tries hard to fit societal and cultural depth into a horror piece... but its lack of explanation of its own references keeps them from being frightening.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The film bizarrely takes what could have been a touching and powerful drama about the traumatic family ties that bind (and occasionally choke) and attempts to refit it as a straightforward, if mostly low-key horror exercise...

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Shim’s heavy focus on the conventional horror clichés means that the most exciting ideas get underdeveloped to a detriment.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Many of Shim’s choices end up offering a decidedly uncomplimentary depiction of the nexus of Asian and Asian-American culture.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Oh and Stewart manage to hold things together, thanks to the full force commitment of their performances.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The sort of minor chiller best experienced on late-night cable.

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Variety

Variety

Umma never quite threads the needle between haunted-house horror and deeper themes of generational trauma.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Umma shows that horror remains an effective space to engage with heftier topics.

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Collider

Collider

Umma is a solid entry for Shim's debut with a strong story and standout leading performance from Oh...

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Umma | Release Details

Umma is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Neon Rentals and Academy On Demand and AroVision.