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
Born in 1974, David Robert Mitchell is an independent filmmaker and screenwriter who gained international recognition with his film It Follows. Inspired by the work of John Carpenter, the film was part of the new wave of American horror, which includes The Legacy, Get Out! and A Quiet Place. It Follows premiered at the Cannes Festival, just like Under the Silver Lake, which was part of the competition at Cannes.
2010 Legendarne amerykańskie pidżama party / The Myth of American Sleepover
2014 Coś za mną chodzi / It Follows
2018 Tajemnice Silver Lake / Under the Silver Lake