Sam is desperate to fit in at school, rejecting her Indian culture and family to be like everyone else. When a mythological demonic spirit latches onto her former best friend, she must come to terms with her heritage to defeat it.
Sometimes, running from who you are is exactly where you need to be.
“It Lives Inside is a terrifying story deftly using a demonic entity to convey the isolating struggles of an Indian American teenager trying to find where they belong.” – The Blogging Banshee
The horror-thriller from first time director and screenwriter, Bishal Dutta, about a demonic entity and an Indian American high schooler stars Megan Suri (Never Have I Ever), Neeru Bajwa (Snowman), Mohana Krishnan (I Am Frankie), and Betty Gabriel (Get Out). The film is produced by Get Out’s Raymond Mansfield and Sean McKittrick.
It Lives Inside was the winner of the Midnighters Audience Award at SXSW 2023.
The film scored an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes and is scaring audiences across the country.