Imprisoned within inhuman squalor with other women. Paula's existence and human function is abused as a resource by her captors. Escape, on any level, is hopeless as the women are condemned... See full summary »
I'm fairly new to Screamfest though I really do enjoy horror shorts, alas not so much this one.
Fresh off the enjoyable Tinglewood (2009) we have Dough which tells the story of a runaway girl who seeks refuge in a secluded house only to find out that it's apparent single occupier has a terrible secret.
Sadly this secret isn't exactly shocking stuff and the revelation is as hard hitting as a fart in a thunderstorm.
Standing at around the 20 minute mark it does successfully manage to tell a story with a suitable beginning, middle and an end but not one of those phases is even remotely horrific nor entertaining.
I question whether this should have been entered at all to be fair, horror? I'd lean more to thriller, one of those less than thrilling thrillers.
Binge watching Screamfest? Worth a view, outside of that not so much.
Looks the part
Things I Learnt From This Short:
I could have bought a lot of Pop Vinyl figures for the cost of this nonsense!
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