The Summer of Shudder continues with a new trailer drop for ‘Kandisha’ which made its way around a few festivals including theSitges Film Festival and Chattanooga Film Festival. Streaming Exclusively on Shudder July 22.
It’s summer break and best friends Amélie, Bintou and Morjana hang together with other neighborhood teens. Nightly, they have fun sharing scary stories and urban legends. But when Amélie is assaulted by her ex, she remembers the story of Kandisha, a powerful and vengeful demon. Afraid and upset, Amélie summons her. The next day, her ex is found dead. The legend is true and now Kandisha is on a killing spree— and it’s up to the three girls to break the curse.
Directed by Inside and Livid duo Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo and starring Mathilde Lamusse, Samarcande Saadi and Suzy Bemba.
A stylish and gory take on the Morrocan folk legend of the vengeful female demon Aicha Kandicha set against the scene of modern-day Paris, ‘Kandisha’ is the latest brutal feature from the filmmaking team at the forefront of the wave of New French Extremity cinema.