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The Tall Tale Heart (2004)

 -  Short | Comedy | Horror  -  6 June 2004 (Canada)
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Poe retold without a net. This dark-humour retelling of Poe's twisted classic about a man driven to commit murder most foul by causes most innocuous, contains a timely warning. College ... See full summary »

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Poe retold without a net. This dark-humour retelling of Poe's twisted classic about a man driven to commit murder most foul by causes most innocuous, contains a timely warning. College student, Ned, is afflicted with an unusual malady. He craves peace and quiet. Like Poe's character in the original, he is saddled with a rare nervous disorder that causes him to hear every sound amplified ten-fold. Enter Thor, Ned's head-banger room-mate, aptly named after the Norse god of thunder. Thor is fun: "PARTEE!" Thor is deep: "I see dude people!" Thor is noise personified; an all-American party dude on sonic steroids. Ned jams in ear plugs and dons ear muffs, but it's like rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic. Thor turns the cooking of a simple meal into a Motorhead mike test. Ned has to kill him. Less problematic alternatives, like moving, are out of the question. The world is awash with noise. Ned must create peace and quiet at home. He uses a chainsaw. Like Poe's bipolar protagonist, Ned ... Written by Pleroma

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One house, one chainsaw, one less roommate.

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