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Body Melt (1993)

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Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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Strange experimental short film that follows four days of a writer.

Director: Philip Brophy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Kennedy ...
Det. Sam Phillips
Andrew Daddo ...
Johnno
Ian Smith ...
Dr. Carrera
Regina Gaigalas ...
Shaan
Vincent Gil ...
Pud
Neil Foley ...
Bab
Anthea Davis ...
Slab
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Bronto
Lesley Baker ...
Mack
Amy Grove-Rogers ...
Old Woman
Adrian Wright ...
Thompson Noble
Jillian Murray ...
Angelica Noble
Ben Geurens ...
Brandon Noble
Amanda Douge ...
Elloise Noble
Brett Climo ...
Brian Rand
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Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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The first phase is hallucinogenic... the second phase is glandular... and the third phase is... BODY MELT

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Horror | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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28 October 1994 (Australia)  »

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Body Trash  »

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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spokeswoman: [first lines - commercial spot] In today's fast-moving world with its fast-moving lifestyles, you owe your body all the nourishment, energy, and sensational pleasure it deserves. Vimuvial, state of the art in health and leisure centers. Vimuvial will provide your whole family with health and leisure programs that will turn your annual holiday into an unforgettable revitalization of your well being. Come and find out what it's all about at Vimuvial.
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Body Melt
Written by Maria Kozic and Philip Brophy
Performed by Maria Kozic and THE MK-Sound
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Hell of a good time!
20 August 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

'Body Melt' is one of the most misunderstood Australian movies of all time! Director Philip Brophy, who has a background in avante garde electronic music and performance art, has created a wicked subversion of splatter movies. The film is all the better for having many Aussie soap stars and familiar faces in its cast, a fact that will probably be completely lost on overseas viewers. Just imagine your own "beloved" family favourites in the main roles and you might start to see what Brophy's done here.

'Body Melt' is rude, crude, messy fun that only a complete idiot could take SERIOUSLY as a horror movie! So sit back, tune in turn on and drop IN to 'Body Melt'! Just watch what you eat when you do....


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