Trapped Ashes (2006)

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Synopsis

Quartet of horror tales, by different directors. Includes:

WRAPAROUND STORY - which sets the scene and context for the subsequent stories, and also the end. A guide gives six guests a tour around the Ultra Studios, where the late horror director Desmond Hacker shot his films. They are trapped in a room, and in a manner featured in one of Hacker's films, are each encouraged to relate a horror story.

THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BREASTS - actress Phoebe has an unusal breast transplant to enhance her looks and career. However, after the operation she finds she begins to have a craving for blood.

JIBAKU - a couple on a trip to Japan fall victim to the spirit of a monk who committed suicide, and who wants to take the wife, Julia, away into the afterlife.

STANLEY'S GIRLFRIEND - Leo tells a tale about himself and his friend, of how, when he was an aspiring film director, he became the victim of possible succubus Nina. Leo managed to flee, but she then turned her attentions to his friend Stanley.

MY TWIN, THE WORM - Nathalie talks about herself and describes the fraught and unhappy marriage of her parents and how her mother contracted a tapeworm whilst pregnant. Unable to take medication that would kill the worm, as it would also kill her baby, she has to live with both of them feeding off her. Nathalie feels haunted by the presence of this non-human "twin".

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