In this poignant snapshot of the modern relationship, a dysfunctional night with his girlfriend challenges Jay to evaluate whether the rewards of intimacy and commitment are worth the complicated baggage that comes with.
Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.
Alison (Kendahl Light) is an overburdened and depressed teenage girl living a monotonous suburban existence. After several emotional shocks she winds up in Wonderland, a frightening and grotesque fantastical realm where insanity reigns supreme inhabited by the likes of the Mad Hatter (Jacob Schwartz), an utterly depraved psychopath with a twisted sense of humor and ruled by the Red Queen (Holly Schaff) a vicious lady monarch with an affinity for decapitations. Will she succumb to the madness or will she learn something valuable about herself?Written by
In addition to two characters watching Little Red Riding Hood (2009) in an early scene, there are direct visual homages to all three of Carrozza's previous big projects in the Mad Hatter's house sequence: The Mad Hatter has the prop of Red's katana from Little Red Riding Hood (2009/I) (V) in his possession, his hat rack contains the same devil mask worn by David Luce in Dream House (2009) and there is a copy of Hei tai yang 731 (1988) (which is actually signed by director T.F. Mou) among the Hatter's DVD collection, a reference to Carrozza's earlier documentary Black Sunshine: Conversations with T.F. Mou (2011). There is also a clip of David Luce's portrayal of Scumbag the Clown from Carrozza's early short The Magic Forest (made in 2008 and not on IMDb) in Alison's nightmare sequence. See more »