An outlaw biker finds himself addicted to a diabolical substance and hunted by a grenade-tossing femme fatale, bounty hunters, law enforcement, a rival motorcycle gang, mutations and a topless stripper hit squad.
Laurence R. Harvey,
Dennis, a lonely and frustrated teenager, is reluctantly transformed into a superhero, embedded with the symbol of a hand showing its middle finger, and must awkwardly endure his training ... See full summary »
Meet Peltzer Arbuckle, a meek and bullied office employee, humiliated by his megalomaniac boss, teasing colleagues and his cheating partner. Peltzer spends his days in misery, stuck in his own mundane, nightmarish reality. Once news about his embarrassing sexual accident makes it's way around the workplace, Peltzer decides to put up with his humiliation no more, and conjures up his childhood imaginary friend Ronnie. Peltzer's world is soon turned upside down, when Ronnie attempts to manipulate him to exact revenge on his tormenting co-workers in the most gruesome fashion. As the body count stacks up, Peltzer must ultimately decide whether to run away from his past or take control of his future, as he battles between sanity and madness, in this twisted tale of infidelity, revenge and snapped banjo strings.Written by
I saw Banjo at it's world premier at Frightfest and I have to say what a blast! After a slowish start the pace really picks up and the film gets more entertaining as it progresses as we are taken on a trip into sexual depravity, slapstick humour and mindless gore. The director is clearly one to watch as for a first feature he has taken on the unenviable task of balancing horror and humour and for the most-part succeeded. The casting and some of the acting is also first-rate and the use of the College Jock/Nerd dynamic is particularly effective. An awesome debut from what is clearly a dedicated and very talented independent UK director.
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