“8” is about local folklore and mythology.

“8” is a new South African horror that is available on Netflix. It tells the story of South African folklore and mythology, with some spine-chilling supernatural twists. The plot is based on a family that moves into a farmhouse and invites a stranger into their property. Soon after they do this, strange events ensue. The story is meant to be a tale of loss and guilt, but many are praising it for the way in which local cultures and beliefs are depicted.