R | | Comedy, Horror
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return.
The film was given the R18 rating in New Zealand.
This is the start of your new life, Brian. A life without worry or pain or loneliness, a life filled instead with colors and music and, euphoria... A life of light and pleasure.
Brian: But who are you? What are you?
Aylmer: I am you, Brian. I'm all you'll ever ...
In the scene where Brian confronts Mark and Barbara after they've had sex, he is looking in the wrong direction
In the end titles, listed under "Historical Research" is BABE WOZENTHAL. According Frank Henenlotter on the DVD's commentary, this was a joke about Jerry Lewis in "The Errand Boy."
The unrated director's cut has been released on DVD.