PLAY OR DIE (2019) Overview


Play or Die is a 2019 Belgian horror feature film directed by Jacques Kluger from a screenplay co-written with Amiel Bartana, based on the bestselling novel Puzzle by Franck Thilliez. The movie stars: Charley Palmer Rothwell, Roxane Mesquida and Laetitia Chambon.


Welcome to Paranoia, the ultimate escape game. Rule #1: Nothing is real. Rule #2: One of you will die.

Lucas and Chloe, two passionate gamers, decide to participate to Paranoia, a very exclusive escape room game. After solving the first riddle, they make it to the location of the finale in an abandoned mental hospital, lost in a frightening forest.

There, four other participants are waiting for them. They soon realize that only one of them will get out of there alive…

Cast and characters:

  • Charley Palmer Rothwell … Lucas
  • Roxane Mesquida … Chloe
  • Laetitia Chambon … Nurse
  • Helena Chambon … Nurse
  • Priscilla Adade … Policewoman
  • Hippolyte de Poucques … Ray
  • Caroline Donnelly Caroline Donnelly … Lucas’ mother
  • Koah Edwards … Lucas
  • Alizée Gaye … Customer (as Alizée Gay)
  • Daphné Huynh … Maxine
  • Thomas Mustin … Jablowski
  • Igor van Dessel … Lucas (as a Teenager)
  • Marie Zabukovec … Naomi (as Marie Zabukovek)

Production companies:

  • Boburst Productions
  • Nexus Factory
  • Program Store
  • Umedia
  • uFund


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