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USA: Roadside Attractions
UK: Momentum Pictures
Cast: Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Hale Appleman, Josh Pais, Lenny von Dohlen, Vivienne Benesch, Ashley Springer, Julia Garro, Nicole Swahn, Adam Wagner, Hunter Ulvog, Ava Ryen Plumb, Trent Moore
Director: Mitchell Lichtenstein
USA: 88 mins
UK: 93 mins
USA Rated: R for disturbing sequences involving sexuality and violence, language and some drug use
UK Certificate: 18 contains very strong sexualised gore
USA Release Date: 18 January 2008 (Limited Release)
USA DVD Release Date: 6 May 2008
UK Release Date: 20 June 2008
TEETH is a story of sexual awakening like you've never seen before.
High-school student Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the most active member of the local chastity group. Her task is made even more difficult by a string of male admirers and her bad-boy stepbrother's provocative behaviour at home.
A stranger to her own body, Dawn is extremely innocent and na´ve. When she uncovers a shocking discovery about herself she is initially terrified and upset, but she soon realises she has a formidable defence mechanism to ward off unwanted advances - a set of teeth where you'd least expect...
As a result Dawn experiences both the pitfalls and the power of being a living example of the 'vagina dentata' myth with her anatomical uniqueness.