A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects make-up artist, Green dreams of going to Hollywood to make his own monsters. But the real demons of Green's life threaten to hold him back: a drunken stepfather who terrorizes his mother, a group of religious fanatics who want to destroy his work, and the love of a girl who can't let go of small town life. Written by
There are monsters standing in his way.
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Did You Know?
The role of Uncle Marvin was specifically written for Donald Gibb
. However, all the key scenes involving a subplot with Uncle Marvin were ultimately cut from the final finished version of the film. See more
Although this film takes place in the late 80s, a posters for a few movies made in the 90s can be seen both in Green's bedroom and on display at the video rental store. See more
She's my first cousin, and the cutest one I got, too. Like I always say, the closer kin, the deeper in.
References The Toxic Avenger
Written and Performed by King's X
Courtesy Brop! Records / Metalblabe Records
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