Stitches (2012)

Director: Conor McMahon
Writer: Conor McMahon, David O’Brien
Cast: Ross Noble, Tommy Knight, Gemma-Leah Devereaux, Eoghan McQuinn, Lorna Dempsey
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For Tom’s 10th birthday, his mum ordered a party clown – Stitches (Ross Noble). But rather than enjoy the show, the kids pretty much torment Stitches (and Stitches himself isn’t too happy to be there either anyway). And then Stitches has an accident and dies during the party, leaving Tom completely traumatised. It is only 6 years later that he (Tommy Knight) dares to have another birthday party – the perfect opportunity for Stitches to get up from his grave and get his revenge.

Stitches is wonderfully macabre. funny and completely cheesy – which is basically its raison d’être. I loved it.

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