Four young offenders and their care workers visit the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare.
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, an enigmatic hotel and a sinister farmhouse in Roanoke, North Carolina.
Chris is a thalidomide impaired person with short arms and a fading relationship with Michelle an able bodied woman. They intend to get married, buy a house and have children. At a club Chris meets Nicky, a bubbly young woman with dwarfism. He is attracted to her, but does not want to admit it for fear of upsetting his relationship with Michelle and because her disability reminds him of his own.
This is a competent drama that is well acted by the principles. If there is a fault, it is that it tries to confront too many prejudices at the same time. Worth watching, but keep a packet of tissues handy for the weepy sorts.
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