Four mental patients, the products of illegal medical experiments, escape from an institution in Britain’s rural Lake District. Armed with a stolen axe, they kill a game warden and mutilate a dog before encountering a broken-down bus.
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It may be a low rent slasher thriller, but KILLER'S MOON, which follows a young girls' chorus that is stalked by a band of bloodthirsty asylum escapees who believe they are in a dream, is actually quite effective, atmospheric, and surprisingly funny.
Discussions about KILLER'S MOON are usually prefaced with a reference to it being a "notorious" British slasher movie. The one thing this should be notorious for is its abysmal acting and gaga story line.