There is something seriously off today: Bill (Jeff Dylan Graham) wakes
up on the kitchen floor, feeling like shit ... and there is a dead naked
girl in his bathtub. He tries to phone his girlfriend Jenny (Katie
Walters) again and again and again, but she just won't answer or call
back. Sure, technically Jenny is Bill's ex, but she would be there for him
when he needs her ... wouldn't she?
Bill's best friend Derek (Kristian
Day) stops by, and he seems to be in an annoyingly good mood, has nothing
other to suggest than to party, and seems to be totally oblivious to the
state Bill is in. But when Bill tells him about the dead girl, he doesn't
freak out but promises to help him - even if his suggestions (incence
sticks) are not exactly the best.
When Derek is gone, Jenny shows up out
of the blue. She tells Bill she hasn't answered or called back because she
was on a camping trip and has forgotten her cellphone. But now she will
take care of him, ex or not. It's only when Bill mentions Derek that
things get a little weird ... because you know, Derek is dead. And things
get totally out of hand when Derek shows Jenny the dead naked girl in his
bathtub, which doesn't freak Jenny out because there's a dead naked girl
in the bathtub but because ...
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What an enjoyably creepy movie! That said though, Fell
is not your typical formulaic psycho horror film but more a walk through
the labyrinthine and deranged mind of its medicated protagonist, which is
also mirrored in the film's directorial effort that combines slightly
shaky camerawork with a restricted colour spectrum and an eye for decay.
Add to this Jeff Dylan Graham's very powerful central performance as not a
dangerous madman but a deeply disturbed human being, any you've got
yourself ... well, a pretty good film.