Dir: Bob Balaban
Star: Bryan Madorsky, Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt, Sandy Dennis

[2] The director claims it's not a horror story - I beg to differ. It IS relatively restrained; it's plot about a boy who comes to believe his parents are cannibals can hardly be described as romantic comedy though. Deviation behind a facade of normality is the theme and the performances from Quaid and Hurt as the parents bring this out, with a lot of black humour. Even if the climax owes more than a little to 'Halloween' and other unkillable killer flicks, it is still one of the most original & enjoyable horror films so far this year.

Eat: the parents
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