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Nekromantik (1987)

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A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernd Daktari Lorenz ...
Robert Schmadtke (as Daktari Lorenz)
Beatrice Manowski ...
Betty (as Beatrice M.)
Harald Lundt ...
Bruno
Colloseo Schulzendorf ...
Joe (as Collosseo)
Henri Boeck ...
Joe's Streetcleaning Agency (J.S.A.) Employee
Clemens Schwender ...
Joe's Streetcleaning Agency (J.S.A.) Employee
Jörg Buttgereit ...
Joe's Streetcleaning Agency (J.S.A.) Employee
Holger Suhr ...
Joe's Streetcleaning Agency (J.S.A.) Employee
Volker Hauptvogel ...
Man with Gun
Harald Weis ...
Dead in Garden
Heike Surban ...
Prostitute (as Heike S.)
Patricia Leipold ...
Prostitute
Elke Fuchs ...
Prostitute
Margit Im Schlaa ...
Prostitute
Suza Kohlstedt ...
Vera
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Graphic, low-budget gore-shocker about Rob and Betty, a couple of ordinary necrophiles who apparently don't mind if their dead sexual partners are not so fresh. Rob's job affords him the opportunity to bring home corpses and the odd body part; when he loses his job, he loses Betty, and Rob's life gets REALLY bizarre. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Death is just the Beginning

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NEKRomantik  »

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Jörg Buttgeriet said in an interview that he never intended to be a director and 'Nekromantik' was just a film to rebel against the German film rating system, trying to shock as many people as possible. See more »

Quotes

Betty: [on a note] Left for good. Took the corpse.
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Ménage à trois
Written by John Boy Walton
Performed by John Boy Walton
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A strong, sickening gross-out cult film from Germany.
14 July 2003 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

Rob (Daktari Lorenz) works days cleaning dead bodies up from fatal car crashes on the Autobahn, develops a sick fascination with death and collects body parts and internal organs which he stores in mason jars back at his cramped apartment. In order to spice up a rocky relationship with his equally disturbed necro girlfriend (Beatrice M), he brings home a rotted corpse for a ménage-a-troix, which backfires when she decides she prefers the stiff to him!

The grainy, low-budget feel adds extra oomph to the shock value, not to mention some gritty atmosphere, and there is certainly enough depraved sickness to go around, including one of the most twisted and memorable endings in horror history. In addition to all the simulated gore, a real rabbit is killed and skinned, there are some hilariously misplaced "artistic" touches and loads of full (often unappealing) nudity. Film Threat offers a subtitled and unrated (would be X) version, and its 1989 sequel, NEKROMANTIK 2: RETURN OF THE LOVING DEAD.


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