When Things Go Wrong
In an environmental nightmare, acid rain sweeps across a desert, killing everything in its path. When two scientists realize it is headed straight toward Los Angeles, they are in a race against time to save the city as well as themselves. The result is a riveting terror trip with the queen mother of all disasters.
Length: 15 minutes
This Little Piggy
Two police officers on the night shift investigate a strange call from a drunken man who claims to have lost his finger in a cab. Just when the cops think this case couldn't get any more bizarre, they are in for an even bigger surprise.
Length: 12 minutes
Set in the future, Max lives with his only daughter in a high-rise apartment complex. His life is shattered when Ruby chases her balloon off the edge of the balcony. He is offered a chance to clone her and has no second thoughts - until she arrives and something doesn't seem right.
Length: 9 minutes
A Real Gem (Perle rare)
The city - Paris. The place - a swanky jewelry store. The cast of greedy characters - a jeweler, a banker and a buyer. All of them are ready to make the deal of a lifetime on the precious Queen of Java pearl. The scam is on. Who will take home the prize?
Length: 18 minutes
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