It Follows

David Robert Mitchell, USA 2014, 100’

A half-naked girl runs out into the street. Someone or something is after her. It’s tough to say what draws more attention, her sensual nudity or fear. Soon, the 19-year-old Jay will find herself in the same situation. Ever since she was a child, Jay dreamed of going on a date with a cute boy. Finally, she gets invited to a movie, dinner, and, ultimately, in his car, she finds that fulfillment can have unexpected consequences. During sex, the boy infects Jay with a curse that will turn her into a bloody heap unless the passes it to another boy by going to bed with him. Jay refuses to believe it until a venerable phantom appears to confirm her fate. And so, she begins her search for a lover. Mood is much more important than the gallons of blood in David Robert Mitchell’s stylized horror, the story which is influenced by Hideo Nakata’s ghastly classic The Ring, and offers a nod visually to Friday the 13th and Halloween.  


Deauville American Film Festival 2014 - International Critics Award

David Robert Mitchell

Director and screenwriter born in Michigan who studied directing at Florida State University. In 2002, he moved with college friends to Los Angeles, where he took his first steps in the film industry. His debut film, The Myth of the American Sleepover, wonthe Prix du Jury at the Deauville American Film Festival, while the film’s cast was awarded at SXSW. The Myth premiered at Cannes in 2010.


2002 Virgin (short)

2010 Legendarne amerykańskie pidżama party / The Myth of the American Sleepover

2014 Coś za mną chodzi / It Follows

Cast & Crew

director David Robert Mitchell
screenplay David Robert Mitchell
cinematography Robby Baumgartner
editing Adam Wingard
sound Christian Dwiggins, Steven Kowalski, Clayton Perry, Lauren Robinson
cast Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe
producer Rebecca Green, Laura D. Smith, David Kaplan, Erik Rommesmo, David Robert Mitchell
production Animal Kingdom, Northern Lights Films
sales Visit Films
language English
coloration colour
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