Deadgirl is an unconventional cumming of age tale which paints a grotesquely surreal portrait of the events that unfold upon two bored teenaged delinquents, upon having their hay-day turned hormonally horrific by the discovery of a dead-sexy girl chained up and sealed in plastic in the basement of an abandoned asylum. They both embark on two very different, twisted journeys through the dark forest of human (and inhuman) emotion, upon realizing that, Sex really does change everything—especially when it’s with a dead body.
It’s very rare that a filmmaker steps up to the plate with balls big enough to touch down on something as taboo as necrophilia. Directors Marcel Sarmiento and Gadi Harel really had their hands full of some extra (as in rigor mortis) tight ass with this one, as they delve deeper than deep into the vaginal canal of a used and abused (semi) dead chick that gets passed around amongst an exclusive group off seventeen year old sick fucks who obviously all suffer from an excruciating case of blue balls—not to mention, teen angst, sexual deviance, and a few other mental malfunctions that they likely inherited from their white trash parents.
Noah Segan and Shiloh Fernandez—although a bit old to be acting as high school-aged douchebags—do an excellent job of portraying the Fugly, outcast Premature-Peters that somehow end up on a rather unusual, maddening path to young adulthood. The unraveling of their friendship becomes only a miniscule thought underneath the layer cake of premature ejaculation, High School crushes, and brutal ass-kickings delivered by the ultimate high school cliché, Johnny-Jock boy. These boys find out the hard way that, Bros really should come before Hoes.
There are times when Deadgirl closely resembles a morbidly perverse version of a Tim Burton film, garnished with the familiar score of another favorite cult-coming-of-age tale brought to us by writer/director Richard Kelly (featuring a 6 foot tall demonic bunny rabbit named Frank), but the beautifully macabre nature of the plot really makes up for the minor flaws that can be found few and far between. The film is shot at some brilliant angles which really enhance the monochromatic color scheme and gritty atmosphere of the gruesomely titillating tale. You definitely won’t forget your first time watching Deadgirl—although I seriously hope that all you pre-pubescent boys out there will steer clear of this one!