A Room to Die For

Synopsis: In London, the aspiring stand-up performer Mark Crowe is financially supported by girlfriend Jill Scott that works in a call center. They find a room that they can afford rent in the isolated house of the old couple Henry Baker and Josephine Baker. Mark stays in the room expecting to write gags while Jill works but he is disturbed by the noise of the Baker's baby or by Henry. Soon there is a friction between Mark and Henry, but Jill convinces her boyfriend to stay in the place. Jill's snobbish brother Jason Scott offers a job to Markr but he feels offended. One day, Mark snoops around in the house and discloses a creepy secret about Henry and Josephine Baker with tragic consequences.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
84 min

They look like Nazis.

Shh. Best behavior.

We need this place.

I like it.

What do you think?


I don't know. It's a bit...


It's just a temporary thing.

Six to nine months

and we'll be out of here.

Do you mind me asking,

why no one has taken it yet?

It's just that the location

and the house are amazing.

Yes, my wife and I want

the right person.

We think you will

be perfect, though.

Don't we, Henry?


We need a decision today.

- What?

- Nothing.

Would you like to

look at the room again

before deciding?


That would be great.

It's Jill, isn't it?

I hope you say yes.

It's a steal, this location

for that amount of money.

We'd be crazy not to take it.

I don't know.

That old couple were a bit

full on.

It's called being nice.

You don't have to be

so guarded off-stage as well

as on-stage, you know.

What is that

meant to mean?

Think of all the new material

you could get done

in the quiet here.

Look, I get the impression

that they want to adopt us.

And I've spent years

getting out from underneath

one set of parents.

I don't need a substitute.

They are probably

just lonely.

That old man kept

staring at me.

Perhaps he fancies you.

I'm serious.

So am I.

It is impossible

not to find your lost

little-boy routine adorable.

Did you hear a baby cry?

No. Stop looking

for excuses.

I need you to be more

responsible with what's

going on, mark.

You've got to face

the fact that we don't

have any money.

I'm not asking you

to get a job.

I'm not asking you

to stop your comedy.

I'm the one making

sacrifices for us.

Now you do this for me.

You've got to trust me.

Yeah, but a shared house

with a bunch of...

...Coffin Dodgers.


I love it.

I like her, Henry.

I agree.

He will be a problem.

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