Scottish archaelogist Angus Flint discovers an odd skull amid the ruins of a convent which he is excavating. Angus learns of the D’Ampton Worm, a huge dragon/snake which an earlier D’Ampton killed by cutting it in half.
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Beguiling, but daft, this has the makings of a decent English horror combining a sense of sexual menace and the unease that the English countryside can conjure. Unfortunately, either through budgetary constraints or directorial caprice, the film veers off into a half-assed spoof with some risible moments - the dream on the plane - which have a certain charm, but not worthy of a major filmic talent playing around.