New Year’s Eve, and a piccolo (Tim Roth) is about to work his first shift at a hotel. An easy task he thinks, but then the guests starts coming…

This movie compromises four stories into one; Madonna takes part in the first of these short films, playing Elspeth – one of several witches up to bring back a woman from the dead. One of the ingredients is missing in their magic potion – and now they want the piccolo to help them…

Film Facts:

  • 1995
  • Allison Anders segment “The Missing Ingredient”
  • Madonna as Elspeth

Movie Exclusives:

  • The film was originally going to be called Five Rooms, with Richard Linklater contributing a segment, but he eventually withdrew before production began
  • unfortunately the film was met with mostly negative reviews
  • it screened in selected theaters