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The Live Thriller

The criminal investigation staged in the heart of Paris

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The synopsis

A winter night, somewhere on the outskirts of Paris. Inspector Nils and his Deputy Gambale pace down the corridors of an abandoned slaughterhouse for half an hour, when they encounter a bizarre crime scene. Two store mannequins staged like rotting corpses.

Thinking of a mere hoax, they had no idea this was the first work of a psychopath, later known as the Mannequin Man.

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The experience

The atmosphere

Did you say Thriller?

Welcome to Paris, yes, but a Paris far from postcards clichés and selfie poles. All the ingredients of the thriller genre are there: a dark urban atmosphere, abandoned buildings, a mysterious serial killer and a languishing investigation. Those who liked the movies Seven, The Silence of the Lambs or more recently the video game Heavy Rain will love it.

Real-life scenery

From the dilapidated shop to the insalubrious squat, the scenery is dark, seeping and disturbing, only enhanced by tiny steams of light. We have paid the greatest attention to make it both realistic and consistent. You won’t see any cardboard cut-out villainy or furniture taken from a famous Swedish store. Explore the nooks and crannies, have a look at the photos, read the newspapers. Everything has a soul, and sometimes, even a smell.

The content

No sofa, no pop-corn

Some of you might be disappointed, but the experience does not consist in just being locked in a room, searching for keys. Everything was designed to get you out of your comfort zone, to the point that you won’t be able to guess what is going to happen within the next 30 minutes. On the agenda: exploration of abandoned basements, crime scene analysis, brutal interrogation or even street surveillance.

For eyes and ears

Total immersion cannot be ensured without elaborate content. That’s why we have wrapped up 30 minutes of movie cutscenes designed to drive the scenario, and displayed throughout the experience. As for the music, we have come up with an original soundtrack performed by an orchestra of 30 musicians. Please click here if you want to download or listen to it.

The interplay

One adventure, four endings

Unlike conventional movies and theatre plays, The Live Thriller is a hundred per cent interactive experience. This time, you will be at the heart of the action, and will have to face crucial decisions leading you to one of the four possible endings. Please note that we cannot guarantee the mainstream happy one.

Actors? Really?

Any self-respecting thriller must display its bunch of tormented characters. The Live Thriller is no exception to the rule. Portrayed by professional actors, some of them will be comforting, while others far more disturbing. Their common point? A behavior adapted to your actions and decisions. In fact, you will quickly forget they are only actors.

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In practice

The Live Thriller, it is

More than 2h of experience

For groups of 2 to 6 people

On several places

90% indoor, 10% outdoor

Around Jules Joffrin station (line 12)

In French or English

Experience

I hate horror movies, should I do The Live Thriller?

Even if it is not horror, The Live Thriller is a dark and disturbing thriller, with adrenaline rushes. Furthermore, the atmosphere and realism of the scenery can afraid sensitive people, despite being in total safety.

Try, so you know.

I already experienced The Live Thriller, can I do it again?

Absolutely. You can enjoy an accomplice bonus when you come back, as well as a 10% discount on the group. Please contact us before booking again.

Is it difficult?
The adventure has 4 possible endings, there is therefore no game-over. Whatever your level, you will reach one of these endings.

Participants

How many people can form a team?
You can form teams of 2 to 6 people. In any case, you privatize your experience when you book for a time slot.
I organize an event for more than 6 people, can we play altogether?
If it is the case, please contact us. Most of the time, we will split the group into several teams starting every 60 minutes.
Is it not recommended for certain people?

It is not recommended for pregnant women and persons with a heart condition, because of high-tension sequences. Of course, it is strongly recommended for everyone else.

Please be aware that The Live Thriller is unfortunately not accessible to people in a wheelchair.

I booked for 3 people, can we still be 4, 5 or 6?
You can add one or several participants up to 48 hours before the show. For that, reply to the confirmation email. We will then send you a link to make up the difference.
What is the minimum age?
Participants must be at least 13 years old if there is an adult, or 18 years old otherwise. The content of The Live Thriller is no more shocking than any movie or video game of the genre, but it’s more immersive. Be sure that the youngest participants are at ease with stressful situations before coming!

Payment

How much is the experience?

It depends on the size of the group. The price is set at 49€ per person for a group of 6, 55€ for a group of 5, 62€ for a group of 4, 69€ for a group of 3 and 95€ for a groupe of 2.

How can we pay?
Payment can be made online by credit card, through our secured platform.

In practice

Where is The Live Thriller set?

The exact meeting point will be given in the confirmation email. The experience takes place in the 18th arrondissement, around Jules Joffrin station (line 12).
As stated in the name, The Live Thriller is a live experience. It is therefore strictly essential that everyone be on time at the meeting point.

What happens next? Just be aware that you won’t be locked in the same place.

Should we wear specific clothing?

Please wear clothes both comfortable and suited to weather conditions: warm if it is cold, waterproof if it is raining. High-heels and open shoes are not recommended.

Avoid bringing bags and luggage as much as you can.

Will we be able to leave our belongings and go to the toilets?

You can leave your belongings at the entrance of every place, and only have to carry it outside. Avoid bringing luggage as much as you can.

Toilets are available before starting.

What are the opening hours?

A show begins every 60 minutes, from 4.30 PM on weekdays, and from 9.30 AM on weekends and public holidays. The last show starts at 10.30 or 11.30 PM. If you want maximum thrill, you should definitely do it by night.

Be aware that it is possible to play outside opening hours. Please contact us directly if you are interested.

Is this an outdoor activity?
The major part of the experience happens indoor, with a few outdoor sequences.

Gift

I want to offer The Live Thriller as a gift, how can I proceed?

You have two options:

If you want to book an experience that will be a surprise for one or several participants (birthday, bachelor(ette) party), you can mention it on the booking process.

If you want to offer an experience in the form of gift voucher, please go to the dedicated page. The gift voucher is valid for any slot and for a year.

To ensure maximum safety, The Live Thriller and The Live Holdup are open under strengthened sanitary measures. Learn more