Saturnalia, an Italian folk horror film, pits you against a bizarre and horrifying city

Saturnalia, an Italian folk horror film, pits you against a bizarre and horrifying city

A few years ago, I had to be on very powerful painkillers to help me sleep; while I didn''t have more nightmares than usual, the quality of my shots I received was significantly improved. Saturnalia, a fever dream inspired in equal parts by authentic Sardinian culture and classic Italian giallo horror films, was finally released a year ago. His final piece to camera would be from inside an imminently-afire wicker effigy.

So much of this sounds really cool. You play as a number of different characters, who are all trying to escape Gravoi. The town has an unspecified winter solstice ritual, and by switching between the characters, or together, the plan is to escape before the ritual happens. So, if you catch someone, you may just learn how to go around the area, causing you to take the time off, and save them. Although there are no maps, you must repurpose the whole location once more.

Saturnalia is juggling a lot of balls, including by investigating a mystery, exploring the area, solving puzzles, and then by solving puzzles. It immediately makes me wonder if there''s a story explanation for that happening. Maybe the town isn''t even real, and it is inside a child''s snowglobe.

The enthusement of a match. Tunnels full of flammables, and the jumble of things it makes me think of is varied (including The Village, Weird West, and a jumper my brother owns) and it feels like one of those kaleidoscope horror films that reflects a lot of yourself back. At the same time, the specificity of the Sardinian cultural influences make the trailer feel very cohesive, even though it is appropriate. So basically:

Look out for it on the Epic Games Store later this year, according to reports.

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