LIVID (2011) Available on Studio Canal DVD and Blu-Ray.


Director: Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo / Cast: Chloe Coulloud, Felix Moati, Jeremy Kapone and Beatrice Dalle.


Lucie (Coullaud) is on her fist day as an in-home carer in a gloomy seaside town in Brittany. Assigned to the estate of Mrs Jessel, who lies by herself in a cerebral coma amidst her large desolate house.Lucie learns from her trainer that Mrs Jessel, once a dance instructor who lost her only daughter years earlier, has hidden treasure in her home that she’s holding onto as part of her final will. Upon retelling the story to her boyfriend, William (Moati), the two along with William’s brother, Ben (Kapone) decide to pay a visit to the house late on Halloween night as a prank but ultimately to find the treasure.The house reveals itself to have a peculiar life of its own. Their hunt for the Jessel treasure leads them into a horrifyingly  supernatural series of events that defy description but will ultimately change their lives forever.


Livid is an inventive, dark and hauntingly beautiful take on the haunted house genre with truly terrifying elements.