Friends go inspect an old house. They find a grave of a woman in the front yard. One of them smashes the headstone and awakens her vengeance. The dead come alive and the living can't escape as the house locks down to keep them in, forever.
Carl Fitzgerald is down-on-his-luck until he meets Sophie, a beautiful Greek girl. He gets a job as a cook, but accidentally kills fellow worker Mustafa. He turns to his unscrupulous best ... See full summary »
The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to join them.
Philip Brophy's directorial debut hasn't received anywhere near as much attention as it deserves. It's one of the most original, subversive and darkly funny short films you'll ever see! Brophy went on to direct the unfairly maligned splatter comedy 'Body Melt'. Watching 'Salt, Saliva, Sperm and Sweat' makes you re-think that misunderstood minor classic. Brophy comes from a background in experimental and electronic music, and this movie has much more in common with Burroughs/Ballard inspired musicians like Throbbing Gristle and DEVO, than any mainstream movie makers.
The movie follows the mundane life of an office worker both in and out of his dull job, and essentially focuses on the acquiring and losing of bodily fluids. If that sounds bizarre, you're right! This movie is utterly unique and like nothing you've seen before. I urge anyone who loves original fantastic cinema to track it down. Then after that watch 'Body Melt' with fresh eyes. Philip Brophy is one of the most daring directors to come out of Australia, and hopefully one day he will be recognized for his twisted uniqueness!
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