Tired of feeling down about her weight, plus-sized 15-year-old Simiheads to her aunt Claudia’s house for Easter weekend. Claudia isa popular nutritionist who’s written best-selling health books, so forSimi, spending a few days together could help change her diet andinspire weight loss. What should’ve been a nice holiday weekend withfamily, however, quickly reveals itself to be anything but. Simi’s cousin,Filipp, is curiously hostile towards her, while Filipp’s stepdad, Stefan,is curiously the opposite towards Simi, all while Claudia’s dietaryguidance verges on becoming overly militant. What’s causing everyoneto act so strangely and aggressively? The answers are even worse thanSimi’s worst nightmares.
After the death of his wife from a debilitating eating disorder, Jed falls into a severe state of depression and convinces himself that death is the only atonement for his neglect. Soon enough, he finds himself in the home of a deranged cannibal who convinces him to die in the most horrific way imaginable. Near death and trapped, it doesn’t take long for Jed to realize that he’s made a huge mistake.
Manuel (Zorion Eguileor) has to move into the house of his son Mario (Gustavo Salmerón) and his family after a terrible event ends the life of his old wife. Little by little, reality imposes itself: something incomprehensible happens to Manuel. The voices that he claims to hear, the presences with which he claims to speak. Lena (Irene Anula), Mario's wife, wants to throw him out of the house: she is sure that something terrible will happen. Only Naia (Paula Gallego), the teenage daughter, is on his side, but even she begins to doubt as strange phenomena occur around her increasingly disturbed grandfather. It's the hottest summer in history, a countdown has begun and it's too late to stop it.
Megalomaniac questions the invisible line between victim and executioner, a story about the weight of patriarchy and the illusion of Manichaeism, a frightful story that evokes the ghost of one of the most terrifying Belgian criminals, the mons's dismembered, an anonymous monster that acted in the 90s and was never identified. His seal of his? The predilection for solo and fragile women, dismembered in pieces in abandoned garbage bags next to the road.