Medicine And The Media

The road to hell

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7005.636 (Published 02 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:636
  1. Sean Spence, research fellow
  1. MRC Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London

    Played out against a menacing backdrop of motorways and barren landscapes is an almost medieval tale of serial murder and sacrificial sex. A solitary figure, Eunice, played by Amanda Plummer, wanders distractedly in search of a delusional lover, Judith. Her body is pierced and tattooed, her clothes are an assortment of styles and sizes. She has the skin of the homeless and the maniacally ill: tarnished, red, and abraded. Eunice tends to accumulate corpses. Early on she acquires an acolyte in Saskia Reeve's character, …

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