Thomas is excited to visit his girlfriend Anna’s family home for the first time—but is startled to realize that a) it’s a freaking castleand b) Anna’s dead relatives are still, uh, in residence. From Danish writer-director Adrian Kirk Ejsing, horror short Peaches & Scream takes an original idea and runs with it in a very funny-yet-gruesome way.
Dealbreaker? You’d think, but love can make people do strange things! Here’s the official synopsis, courtesy of horror YouTube platform Alter: “When Thomas visits his girlfriend, Anna’s, home for the first time, he isn’t prepared for the fact that she lives in a castle. That is just the beginning as he finds out his girlfriend has had to agree to an old family tradition of taxidermizing the dead and placing them in their favorrite spot in the family home. The question quickly becomes whether Thomas can swallow her dark family secret or if he’ll be chased away.”
Tue Heiberg and Emilie Claudius Kruse plays the happy couple, but it goes without saying that the corpses are the real MVPs.
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