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The Theatre Bizarre (2011)

 -  Horror  -  9 May 2012 (France)
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Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peg Poett (framing segments)
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Enola Penny (framing segments)
Amanda Marquardt ...
Squalid Woman (framing segments)
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Gypsy (framing segments) (as Amelia Gotham)
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Naked Man (framing segments)
Liberty Larson ...
Little Girl (framing segments)
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Groom (framing segments)
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Bride (framing segments)
Catriona MacColl ...
Mere Antoinette (segment "The Mother Of Toads")
Shane Woodward ...
Martin (segment "The Mother Of Toads")
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Karina (segment "The Mother Of Toads")
Lisa Belle ...
The Naked Witch (segment "The Mother Of Toads") (as Lisa Crawford)
Amelie Salomon ...
The Monster (segment "The Mother Of Toads") (as Amélie Salomon)
André Hennicke ...
Axel (segment "I Love You")
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Mo (segment "I Love You")
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Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an eerie human puppet named Peg Poett who will introduce Penny to six tales of the bizarre: A couple traveling in a remote part of the French Pyrenees cross paths with a lustful witch; A paranoid lover faces the wrath of a partner who has been pushed to her limit; The Freudian dreams of an unfaithful husband blur the lines between fantasy and reality; The horrors of the real world are interpreted through the mind of a child; A woman addicted to other people's memories gets her fix through the vitreous fluid of her victims' eyeballs; And a perverse obsession with sweets turns sour for a couple in too deep. But as the stories unfold, something much stranger is ... Written by Anonymous

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Bizarr színház  »

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Trivia

Tom Savini improvised the moment when he cleans his glasses in the segment "Wet Dreams." See more »

Quotes

Dr. Maurey: What about the girl of your dreams? The one with the Lovecraftian vagina. Is she anybody you know in your waking life?
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't We Got Fun?
Music Richard A. Whiting
Lyric Ray Egan & Gus Kahn
Performed By Marquis W. Howell II
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The best horror anthology film...ever!
27 October 2011 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Not since the original Creepshow has there been a horror anthology as amazing as this. Comprising of six different short films, each with a different director and introductory segment, every short film is entirely different and unique in their own way and even the segments in between with Udo Kier and extremely entertaining to watch. Mother of Toads is a great B-movie throwback, I Love You is like a violent version of The Room, Wet Dreams has Tom Savini, therefore it is automatically gold, The Accident is harrowing and haunting, Vision Stains is interesting and engaging and Sweets is disgusting fun. Best horror of the year.


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