After being unfaithful to her one time too much, Fred's wife has him shot dead by a killer. However, Fred manages to persuade Death to make a deal: He'll receive back his life if he frees from their misery three women whose hearts he had broken at lifetime. This task is not easy, but he receives help from wallflower Rita and from his mother who has been dead for five years... Written by
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Did You Know?
The Bayerischer Rundfunk was unwilling to finance a movie in which a naked turkey represented a dead person's soul, so the turkey was put into a dress. See more
Rita's brace is missing during the last third of the movie. A cut scene showed her losing it when the spirit of Fred's ex-wife departs her body. See more
During the credits the Killer (Udo Kier) whispers his last words: "Das Leben geht weiter (life goes on)" See more
Remade as Over My Dead Body