Livide (Livid)
Livide (Livid) (2012)

Inside co-directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo follow up their bloody and intense feature debut with this brooding, phantasmagorical horror film concerning three youths whose greed leads them into an inescapable nightmare. Young… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2012
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Tobias
AV Club

Its internal logic eluded me on first viewing, but Maury and Bustillo compensate with the go-for-broke savagery and viscera that's come to define new French horror.

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John Gholson

No one faults a spook house for lacking a strong narrative -- we want chills and thrills and an excess of horror imagery that borders on gaudy. In that way, Livid completely delivers.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews's ultimately impossible to walk away from the proceedings without feeling a slight sense of disappointment.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Livid is almost all allegory, mood, style, flourish, freak-out and suspense.

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Anton Bitel
Sight and Sound

combines a unique spin on the vampire myth with the fairytale surrealism of Lewis Carroll (via Svankmajer's Alice), the danse macabre of Coppélia (via Argento's Suspiria) and the imagistic poetry of Franju's Eyes Without a Face.

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Brad Miska
Bloody Disgusting

'Livid's true gift is its creative madness, a film that's drenched in imagery that will resonate with viewers for decades.

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Simon Foster

Livid tarts up a grab-bag of supernatural/kids-in-peril B-movie clichés with an arty pretension that grates.

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Scott Weinberg

The directors of 'Inside' go in a completely different direction, and the result is (again) a damn good horror film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
_kelly .King
Atmospheric but empty.
Daniel Parsons
Dream-like horror largely set in a mansion with seemingly maze-like interior architecture. It aspires to Suspiria era Argento and doesn't quite get there,… More
Luke Baldock
Livide is a French horror film i the style of The Orphanage, in that it has just as much heart and fantasy as it does horror. A young woman begins working as a… More
Sylvester Kuo
Confusing yet somewhat beautiful. If you were expecting a massacre from the Inside then you came to the wrong place. It's a bit slow paced plus there were… More
Caesar Mendez
Livide is a 2011 French horror movie that was a pleasant surprise for I ended up liking the film better than I expected. Although, that's probably because… More
Francisco Godinho
Coming from the folks who left me speechless with the brutal and unforgiving Inside, I was expecting a lot from the follow-up and for better and worse they… More