This offbeat movie is a compilation of eight short stories that capture the myriad shades of the human spirit, highlighting the extraordinary challenges that are faced on the journey, and our immense capacity to overcome even the greatest difficulties.
A creepy house. Every night a dwarf awaits for his beautiful neighbor to return. He will do anything to win the girl of his dreams, including one terrible crime: He kills another one of his neighbors and, for some unknown reason, chops off that neighbors legs. When he exits the crime scene, the girl sees him and uncovers her own legs, which look like porcelain...
Standing Room Only
The story revolves around a group of people waiting in line for a performance.
The haunting story of a woman slipping into insanity. Julie-Anne, a marginally successful career woman, is preparing dinner for her gruff and unsympathetic mother. As she cooks the mashed potatoes and sausages, she tells an indifferent audience of her mother and cat about a recent promotion at work. As she rants about her job it becomes apparent that she is in the middle of a mental breakdown that culminates in burned sausage and mashed potatoes all over the floor.
New Year's Eve
The story of a seductive temptress at a New Year's Eve party.
A fast car. Two men talking in a hotel bar. Seven questions in eight minutes. And it is 9 pm on Euston Road. Figure it out.
A Whole New Day
The story of an abusive alcoholic who wakes up in an abandoned apartment after a black-out. A man comes to on the floor of an empty apartment - no furniture, no decor on the walls, no gas in the stove. He has only his cell phone, a jacket, and a hangover. Somewhere else in the city, his wife is in a kitchen, harried by three rambunctious children, angry at her husband. She leaves a message on his cell phone that the marriage is over. He calls his friend Jimmy and tells him to get over here and to bring some beer. Then, a young woman he does not know walks into the apartment. What is going on?
The story of a woman who works at a supermarket where Daryl Hannah continually slacks off, nearly drooling fans stalk her, and Jeff Goldblum comes in to shop for pastries.
A futuristic tale of a lone sniper on a mission in outer-space.