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Erwin Leder
Director: Gerlad Kargl Cast: Erwin Leder
Erwin Leder
, Silvia Rabenreither
Silvia Rabenreither
, Edith Rossett
Edith Rossett
Gerlad Kargl

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Partly based on a true story and partly fiction, this humanly degrading drama does not concern monsters of the imagination, but a murderer who is paroled after 10 years in prison and then kills again in a particularly inhuman way. He breaks into a house and murders its three occupants when they return: an elderly mother, her mentally handicapped son who is confined to a wheelchair, and her pretty daughter. The killer drinks the blood of one of the victims while reciting all the abuse he experienced as a child that made him commit this act against three strangers. As the story continues to unfold, psychiatrists are brought in to discuss the man's mental condition. The gruesome scenes were filmed with the best cinematography possible, implying the director wanted to emphasize the gore. It is difficult to find any valid reason in this film for dwelling on the killings and the murderer, other than simple exploitation for a better box office take.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/08/2015
UPC: 0881190014196
Original Release: 1984
Rating: NR
Source: Cult Epics
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 19,872

Special Features

Optional Playback with or without Prologue; Introduction by Gasper Noé; Featurette: Erwin Leder in Fear; Interview with Director Gerald Kargl by Jörg Buttgeriet; Interview with Cinematographer Zbigniew Rybzcynski; Audio Commentary by Gerald Kargl conducted by film critic Marcus Stiglegger; 40 Page Booklet includes interviews with Gerald Kargl, Erwin Leder, Silvia Rabenreither, Illustrated with rare photos and Werner Kniesek original Kurier articles; Collecticble Blu-ray Slipcase and Sleeve

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Erwin Leder Murderer
Silvia Rabenreither Actor
Edith Rossett Actor
Rudolf Götz Actor
Robert Hunger-Buhler Actor

Technical Credits
Gerlad Kargl Director,Screenwriter
Zbiginiew Rybczynski Cinematographer,Editor,Original Story,Screenwriter
Klaus Schulze Score Composer

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