"A man's self-destructive urges for hot-sauce consumption lead him on a journey to hell and back... through his toilet." Portal, The Movie may be the most important toliet movie since the ... See full summary »
"A man's self-destructive urges for hot-sauce consumption lead him on a journey to hell and back... through his toilet." Portal, The Movie may be the most important toliet movie since the advent of hidden cameras. Exploring the virtues of peer pressure while exposing the dark underworld of the plumbing industry, Portal delves into the depths of addiction, hallucinatory-erotic dance, and the doldrums of office life. The movie's protagonist John, must ask himself, "Who are you? And why are you in my bathroom?" Imploringly, Portal leaves us asking ourselves that same question, over and over again until we realize that we've wasted another day in front of the mirror applying sticks and sticks of lipstick to our sick and trembling lips. Written by
Casey Wickson and Bill Sebastian
With a little indigestion and a toilet, Bill Sebastian has created one of the funniest, oddest comedies around. On a dare, John swallows a couple of drops of devilish hot sauce only to open a portal to Hell the next day. All is well until he unleashes a demon from his toilet. The plumber can't help, and, despite the efforts of a drug-selling best friend and his local priest, nothing will make the demon return to his "home". The worst part is that John's girlfriend will be home soon. Won't she be angry if her bathroom is a doorway to Hades?! There are some great characters (Mooney especially) that must have resulted from on-the-set improvisation. If you like this you should check out the website for Intentional Films where you can sample other treats from the mind of Bill Sebastian. Funny, witty, and profane, _Portal_ allows us to see toilets as funny in a mature way.
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