XX (2017)

Director
Karyn Kusama; Jovanka Vuckovic; Roxanne Benjamin; St. Vincent

Main cast
Melanie Lynskey; Breeda Wool; Christina Kirk; Sheila Vand; Angela Trimbur

Genres
Horror

Description
This all-female horror anthology features four dark tales from four fiercely talented women.


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Some of the most heinous crimes Investigated... Inspired by old school anthology horror films like "Tales From The Crypt", "Creepshow", and "Tales From the Darkside The Movie", as well as creepy episodic television such as "The Twilight Zone" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", Heinous Acts is a modern twist on short subject horror stories combined into one non-stop nail-biting feature film. A small town police force has investigated some of the most unspeakable crimes imaginable. When the department's file clerk breaks into the evidence room to show the files to a new employee she is completely unprepared for the depravity that follows
Recovering from a failed love affair Shiyori heads to the country, in the company of best friend and bad girl Aiko. Having taken a long soak in the hot spring they retire to their respective cabins. They soon discover that the tranquil village is the home of a cult with a fetish for cutting off female legs. Trying to escape they are split up and keep in touch via their mobile phones. Multiple points of view and time frames keeps the viewer on their toes trying to discern the grisly fate of these "lost" girls.

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