When a conflicted KGB assassin begins hearing voices inside his head, he decides to pepper his skull with nails to release the pressure. But with every new hole he drills, he dives deeper into madness.
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This Russian blend of the Japanese cyberpunk genre and an avant-garde horror film starts out semi-intriguingly-- after an annoyingly rapid-fire title sequence, it settles down into its twist on Tetsuo: The Iron Man and it's noble how much it conveys of its plot with minimalist dialogue. Then our character sits down to eat and Nails oddity starts to feel purposeless, and growingly dull, after that. All style, indeed.