Mystics in Bali (1981)


The movie Mystics in Bali (1981) is a horror film directed by H. Tjut Djalil. The plot follows a woman named Cathy, an American researching a book on black magic, who travels to Bali and becomes entangled in the dark and dangerous world of the Leák, a black magic cult [6]. She meets a powerful witch named Mahendri, who promises to teach her the secrets of the occult.

As Cathy delves deeper into the world of black magic, she discovers the horrifying truth about the Leák and their supernatural abilities. She undergoes a series of terrifying rituals and transformations, including turning into a flying head with internal organs dangling beneath [6]. The movie explores the consequences of Cathy’s pact with the witch and the dangers she faces as she becomes more deeply involved in the occult.

The movie Mystics in Bali (1981) combines elements of horror, supernatural, and Indonesian folklore.


  • Ilona Agathe Bastian as Cathy
  • Yos Santo as Mahendri
  • Sofia W.D. as Murni
  • W.D. Mochtar as Hadi
  • Debbie Cinthya Dewi as Leák Queen
  • Itje Trisnawati as Leák Queen


  • Mystics in Bali is based on a novel by Putra Mada [6].
  • The film was released in 1981 and gained a cult following for its unique blend of horror and Indonesian folklore [6].
  • Mystics in Bali features traditional Balinese dance and music, adding to its cultural authenticity [6].



  1. IMDb – Mystics in Bali (1981)
  2. Moria Reviews – Mystics in Bali (1981)
  3. Rotten Tomatoes – Mystics in Bali (1981)
Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023