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Desserts (1999)

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One fine day, a solitary man walking alone on a deserted beach, minding his own business, suddenly discovers a delicious chocolate éclair just lying there. Looking around to see if the coast is clear the man decides to eat the cake... Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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25 November 2006 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I probably would have rated it higher if I had not already seen this exact film on a home video anthology called Escapes with Vincent Price done in 1986...the short called Something Fishy. There were a few minor differences with location and props, you'll know what props I mean if you see the film. Makes you wonder if the director was "inspired" by the previous film or if it was just a coincidence. But then I don't think Escapes was widely seen, either.

And Ewan McGregor's performance was outstanding. ;-)

I saw this on an anthology titled "Spooks and Creeps". Mostly not very good short films in a variety of styles. Not very spooky. Not very creepy.


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