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Der Todesking (1990)

Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.

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Hermann Kopp ...
Man (segment "Montag")
Heinrich Ebber ...
Video Fan (segment "Dienstag")
Michael Krause ...
Man in Park (segment "Mittwoch")
Eva-Maria Kurz ...
Spinster (segment "Freitag") (as Eva M. Kurz)
Angelika Hoch ...
Assassin (segment "Samstag")
Nicholas Petche ...
Man (segment "Sonntag")
Susanne Betz ...
Girl in Park (segment "Mittwoch")
Mark Reeder ...
Soldier (segment "Dienstag")
Hille Saul ...
Soldier with Shears (segment "Dienstag")
Ades Zabel ...
Shopkeeper (segment "Dienstag")
Jörg Buttgereit ...
Torture Victim (segment "Dienstag") / Voice of Projectionist (segment "Samstag")
Bela B. ...
Singer (segment "Samstag") (as Dirk Felsenheimer)
Andreas Doehler ...
(as Andreas Döhler)
Alexander Kiersch
Bettina Buchholz
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Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.

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Drama | Horror

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25 January 1990 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Der Todesking: The Death King  »

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I thought it was just going to be another sleazy low budget horror film... I was terribly wrong.
13 December 2011 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

I've watched Schramm, Nekromantik 1 and 2. Der Todesking is really at the top of them. I spent like 40 EU on the movie. I didn't buyed it because I was a 100% sure it was good, I bought it because it was a rare film to find. When I finally saw it, I knew that the value of the film was above money.

The film is an essay on death and more than that is an analysis on audiovisual violence.

Der Todesking is an Art film with the soul of a Horror film.

If I would have to make a list of the films that I've saw in my life this film would definitely be on the top 10.

This is not a splatter film. Blood is shown only in a couple of scenes, nevertheless the film leaves you powerful visual impression.


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