Masters of Horror: Season 1, Episode 4

Jenifer (18 Nov. 2005)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Spivey
Laurie Brunetti ...
Kevin Crofton ...
Homeless Man
Beau Starr ...
Chief Charlie
Julia Arkos ...
Ann Wilkerson
Matt Garlick ...
Institute Guard
Side Show Owner
Cynthia Garris ...
Young Jack (as Jeff Ballard)
Brad Mooney ...
Friend #1
Riley Ruckman ...
Friend #2


While parked in a remote spot lunching Chinese food with his partner, Detective Frank Spivey saves a disfigured woman called Jenifer from being sliced with a meat cleaver by a deranged homeless man. He feels sorry for the retarded Jenifer, and takes her from an insane asylum and brings her home. Frank becomes obsessed for Jenifer, feeling lust and attraction for her lascivious body. When he realizes that she is a human beast, he moves with her to an isolated old cabin in the woods, with tragic consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The source material first appeared in 1974 in Creepy #63 and was illustrated by Bernie Wrightson. See more »


Frank rolls up his car window after swatting a fly, but when he gets out of the car moments later his window is down. See more »


Chief Charlie: If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck with a meat cleaver.
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4 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The only reason this attempt at storytelling deserves anything more than one star was because of one scene. The title character attempts to spy on the detective who is infatuated with her by wearing a hooded sweatshirt that hides everything but her face. I'm not sure if the comedy of the situation was intentional, but it hit right on the mark. Aside from that, the characters were as unbelievable as the concept of obsession the story was trying to portray. This sort of ill contrived, circular plot is no better than something Rod Serling or Stephen King would concoct. I've always liked Dario Argento's style of directing, but even that couldn't save this one.

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