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Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Perry Benson ...
Dad
Dido Miles ...
Mum
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Lena
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Birdie
Toby Alexander ...
Elbie
Micaiah Dring ...
Angela
Mark Devenport ...
Van Man
Chris Roebuck ...
Young Man
Clare Dyer ...
Female Torso (as Claire Dyer)
Penny Andrews ...
Office Cleaner
Art Fox ...
Office Cleaner (as Arthur Fox)
Kelly Lammond ...
Office Cleaner
Leon Lammond ...
Office Cleaner
Dena Smiles ...
Office Cleaner
Yvonne Varnier ...
Office Cleaner
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Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the airport's soulless hub. When Lena, a young Polish office cleaner, is befriended by Birdie, she gets drawn into a nightmarish world of torture, murder and perversity. Imprisoned in a suburban House of Horrors and designated a 'Mummy's Girl', Lena's only options appear to be to become part of the family - and join them in their insanity - or die. Written by Anonymous

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Parents can be bloody murder.

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26 December 2008 (UK)  »

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£100,000 (estimated)
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it runs in the family
15 October 2009 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

What is wrong with the distribution of this movie, I mean, there was a review in fangoria about it and then it disappeared from earth. Not available here in our region and almost after release available at dumping prices, common support your independent movies. The movie reminded me of the West case in the UK last century. You run stupidly into someone you trust and then you can't get home. They offer you a ride or a sleeping place, wrong. This is what this flick is about. Is it gory or offending? For me it was never that gory, but it get bloody be sure of that. But when you see the torture rooms and all the equipment mum and dad uses it's a shame they didn't use it in the movie, that's for me a bit the reason why it fails. Okay, mum cuts in the flesh but that's all she does. Now another reason and on the extra's the director explains that people were offended was that he didn't use a score except for Christmas and we all know what that day means for the Brits. The sickness of dad's mind is excellent, jurking off in a piece of flesh while everybody is watching, but at the end of the day it's a reasonable movie. And the cockney accent, God do I love that.


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