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Little Deaths (2011)

Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke de Lacey ...
Richard Gull (segment "House & Home")
Holly Lucas ...
Sorrow (segment "House & Home")
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Victoria Gull (segment "House & Home")
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Sorrow's Companion (segment "House & Home")
Marc Bennett ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
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Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Nick Harwood ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Mike Hewitt ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
James Hinson ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Eddie Hogan ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Kimberley Howson ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home") (as Kimberly Howson)
Paul Goodwin ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Andrew Parkinson ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Fiona Watt ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
Danielle White ...
Homeless (segment "House & Home")
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"Little Deaths" is composed by three segments with short stories of sex, violence, death and revenge in England. 1st segment: "House & Home" Richard Gull and his wife Victoria Gull claim that are good Samaritans and invite the starving homeless Sorrow to have a bath and dinner with them at home. However they spike the wine and when Sorrow wakes up, she is tied naked on a bed in the basement. Richard abuses of her and Victoria stays with Sorrow humiliating her while he has a shower. He hears a scream and when he arrives in the basement, he has a gruesome surprise. 2nd segment: "Mutant Tool" The former addicted prostitute Jen lives with her former pimp and drug dealer Frank, who also abducts persons to steal their kidneys to deliver to Dr. Reese. Jen gives her best efforts to stay clean and refuses to meet clients from the former "agency" where she worked. When Frank asks her to go to Dr. Reese, he gives some tablets for her. Jen has headaches and nightmares and she returns to Dr. Reese... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Experimentation ... Revenge ... All Part of Life's Twisted Games ...

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Obsession - Tödliche Spiele  »

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the title 'little deaths' comes from the french 'la petite mort', which is an idiom and metaphor for the term 'orgasm'. See more »

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Features Parlez Vous Woo (1956) See more »

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Restless Spies
Written by Shaun Tewary
Performed by V.E.G.A.S. Whores
Courtesy of Sean McLusky Management
Published by Copyright Control
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Not good. Some disgusting images, but not enough.
18 June 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

This was the opening movie at Frightfest Glasgow one year.

And you can see why they would open with this, because it is just not very good. (they tend to start with the weaker movies, to build up. smart)

One of the stories is pretty good, at least better than the others, but all in all this is a little bit of a mess. We get some half way disturbing images, some bizarre stuff. But it's just not even close to cool enough.

Understandable, as the directors (Q&A) talked about how this idea had come to them at a pub, over a lot of beers. Yeah, maybe skip the ideas that come from beer next time, yeah?

One of the story has some originality to it, but mostly, the movie as a whole, just wants to be original, without actually being original.


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