Marc Stevens is a travelling singer in rural Belgium. At the nursing home where he is performing, the concert has ended, and Marc takes to the road. Shortly afterwards his car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. He is taken in by Bartel, an innkeeper who became psychologically fragile after his wife Gloria left him.
This is how Marc’s ordeal begins…
Re-released on UK digital platforms, director Fabrice Du Welz’s unrelenting modern horror classic Calvaire, considered a key part of the New French Extremity movement of bold and challenging horror cinema, was shot by cinematographer Benoît Debie (Gaspar Noé’s Irréversible) and stars Laurent Lucas (Raw), Philippe Nahon (Irréversible, Switchblade Romance) and Jackie Berroyer.
Calvaire is on digital platforms from September 19, check out the trailer below.