The Man in the Basement


The Man in the Basement
L’homme de la cave

2021 / France / French / 114 min / Drama, Thriller

Directed by Philippe Le Guay

Cast: Jérémie Renier, Bérénice Bejo, François Cluzet, Jonathan Zaccaï

A Parisian couple decides to sell an abandoned basement in their building. A seemingly ordinary man buys it and unexpectedly transforms it into his permanent residence. Slowly, he becomes a threat to the family as he turns out to be a hateful man spreading antisemitic lies and exerting a perverted influence on the couple’s teenage daughter.