Bedlam – The story of Laura who, in the Victorian age, is imprisoned as an inmate in the terrifying psychiatric ward of the Bethlem Royal Hospital, Bedlam for short, and who tells her story to the psychologist Dr Jaqueline Seward. The story of her life and her relationship with Carmilla, an exceptional young woman who has driven Laura to madness, is based on Sheridan Le Fanu’s novella „Carmilla“ from 1872.
Elisa, a quiet, introverted, seventeen-year-old student is haunted by terrible nightmares for which there seems to be no explanation. Together with her best friend Jeanine and a classmate, Sarah, she runs away from home to find out the origin of her dreams. Her way leads her to Paris, where Elisa discovers the terrible truth about herself and her very personal relationship to the Hungarian blood countess Elisabeth Báthory. But does this knowledge help her in her fight against the evil that accompanies her on her way and wants to bring her to disaster?