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Release Date:
3 February 2000 (Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They can't wait to get their hands on you. Your end is only the beginning. See more »
Plot:
Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A mess. See more (108 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Franka Potente ... Paula Henning

Benno Fürmann ... Hein
Anna Loos ... Gretchen

Sebastian Blomberg ... Caspar
Holger Speckhahn ... Phil
Traugott Buhre ... Prof. Grombek

Oliver Wnuk ... Ludwig (as Oliver K. Wnuk)

Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey ... David

Andreas Günther ... Franz
Antonia Cäcilia Holfelder ... Gabi
Rüdiger Vogler ... Dr. Henning
Barbara M. Ahren ... Frau Henning (as Barbara-Magdalena Ahren)
Werner Dissel ... Paulas Großvater

Gennadi Vengerov ... Präparator
Thomas Meinhardt ... Professor in München

Simon Schwarz ... Junger Mann
Alexander Liegl ... Helfer
Martin Pölcher ... Helfer

Christoph Hagen Dittmann ... Bernie
Berrin Alganer-Lenz ... Putzfrau
Angelika Sedlmeier ... Frau Freisinger
Ulrich Matschoss ... Femerichter
Alexander Held ... Polizist (as Gerald Alexander Held)
Karl Friedrich ... Kriminalbeamter
Susanna Sandvoss ... Kellnerin Heidelberg (as Susanne Gräbe)
Johannes Nikolussi ... Junkie (as Johann Nikolussi)

Anna Brüggemann ... Junkie-Mädchen
Axel Weusten ... Alexander
Gabriel Bassale ... Kursteilnehmer
Ralf Dietl ... Kursteilnehmer
Oliver Engl ... Kursteilnehmer
Uche Ishionwu ... Kursteilnehmer
Michael Jank ... Kursteilnehmer
Thomas Neumann ... Kursteilnehmer
Armin Schlicht ... Kursteilnehmer
Christoph Schmeiduch ... Kursteilnehmer
Patrick Schmidt ... Kursteilnehmer
Nico Schütz ... Kursteilnehmer
Thijs van der Zee ... Kursteilnehmer
Michael Wölfl ... Kursteilnehmer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jakob Claussen ... Man in Train calling for a Doctor (uncredited)
Sabrina Setlur ... Studentin in München (uncredited)

Directed by
Stefan Ruzowitzky 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Engelmann  dramaturge
Stefan Ruzowitzky 

Produced by
Jakob Claussen .... producer
Norbert Preuss .... executive producer
Andrea Willson .... producer
Thomas Wöbke .... producer
 
Original Music by
Marius Ruhland 
 
Cinematography by
Peter von Haller 
 
Film Editing by
Ueli Christen 
 
Casting by
Nessie Nesslauer 
 
Production Design by
Ingrid Henn 
 
Costume Design by
Nicole Fischnaller 
 
Makeup Department
Nanni Gebhardt-Seele .... makeup artist
Stephanie Hilke .... makeup artist
Jeannette Latzelsberger .... wig maker
Birger Laube .... special makeup effects artist
Fatima Mousli .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Burgi Ehrhardt .... production manager
Dirk Engelhard .... production manager
Anja Giessing .... production manager
Filip Hering .... production manager
Britta Knöller .... assistant production manager
Ulrike Putz .... production manager (as Uli Putz)
Thomas Rathfelder .... assistant production manager
Ursula Schlieper .... production manager (as Uschi Schlieper)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anton Maria Aigner .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Silke Buhr .... assistant set designer
Andreas Donhauser .... set designer: anatomy room
Christine Gintner .... assistant property master
Armin Golisano .... property assistant
Anette Ingerl .... property master
Heike Lange .... set design trainee
Renate Martin .... set designer: anatomy room
Andreas Murr .... special effects property master
Sonja Möginger .... assistant property master
Jochen Proske .... property master
Claudia Wieser .... set design trainee
 
Sound Department
Sören Blüthgen .... foley recordist
Friedrich M. Dosch .... sound designer
Claudia Enzmann .... dialogue editor (as Claudia Schmitt-Enzmann)
William Franck .... sound
Hubert Henle .... dolby consultant
Karin Hoppe .... adr supervisor
Alexander Kaiser .... assistant sound
Michael Kranz .... sound re-recording mixer
Kai Medinger .... adr recordist
Stephan Michalik .... assistant sound
Jörn Poetzl .... foley artist
Günther Schönbein .... assistant sound mixer
Christoph von Schönburg .... foley editor
Tim Wood .... stereo sound consultant: SDDS
 
Special Effects by
Joachim Grüninger .... special effects supervisor
Birger Laube .... special effects supervisor
Michael Luppino .... special effects technician
Gerd Nefzer .... special effects supervisor (as Gerd Feuchter)
Henrik Scheib .... special effects manager
Mortimer Warlimont .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Christian Ahlers .... senior modelmaker
Alex Bahro .... senior modelmaker
Jean Brauner .... model maker
Dodie Da Silva .... model maker
Veronika Dimcke .... model maker
Gregor Eckstein .... model creator
Joachim Grüninger .... model supervisor
Reza Karim .... model creator
Jan Krupp .... digital effects artist: CA Scanline Production GmbH
Birger Laube .... model supervisor
Michel Lazarus .... model maker
Wolfgang Niedermeier .... digital effects artist: CA Scanline Production GmbH
Connie Oettl .... model creator
Christian Pokorny .... digital effects artist: CA Scanline Production GmbH
Jan Ptassek .... senior modelmaker
Colin Shulver .... model creator
Stefanie Stalf .... visual effects supervisor
Saskia Stoever .... model maker
Stephan Trojansky .... digital effects artist: CA Scanline Production GmbH
Mortimer Warlimont .... senior modelmaker
Ismat Zaidi .... scanning and recording supervisor
Thomas Zauner .... visual effects supervisor
Jürgen 'Zambo' Zimmermann .... senior modelmaker
 
Stunts
Torsten Jerabek .... assistant stunt coordinator: Stuntteam Steinmeier&Mohr
Carolin Pfänder .... stunts
Siegfried Polap .... stunt double
Mac Steinmeier .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Assinger .... assistant lighting technician
Mike Bartlett .... Steadicam operator
Michael Beitz .... lighting technician
Matthias Boch .... clapper loader: second unit
Kimberly Horton .... lighting trainee
James Jacobs .... director of photography: second unit
Eckard Knuth .... lighting: second unit
Helmfried Kober .... assistant camera
Claus Mayan .... lighting: second unit
Christian Paschoud .... grip
Michael Reinecke .... Steadicam operator
Estela Sanz Posteguillo .... director of photography: second unit
Florian Schneider .... assistant grip
Kerstin Stelter .... still photographer
Markus Thiermeyer .... assistant lighting technician
Ann-Kristin Wecker .... video operator
 
Casting Department
Kristin Brands .... casting assistant
Erwin Nowak .... extras casting
Dagmar Reimer .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Heinzeller .... special wardrobe
Petra Hermanns .... assistant costume designer
Jule Krisch .... costume design trainee
Ines Köhler .... wardrobe
Kristin Pektor .... assistant wardrobe
Line Weichmann .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Katja Birklein .... assistant editor
Peter Dress .... post-production coordinator
Andrea Dvorak .... assistant editor
Renate Roth .... post-production coordinator
Bernd Schlegel .... assistant editor
Margit Wiltschko .... assistant editor
Christine Zech .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Uli Auer .... music editor
Uli Auer .... music mixer
Uli Auer .... music recordist
Eva Bauer-Oppelland .... orchestral contractor
Benjamin Köthe .... orchestrator
Georg Naschke .... music coordinator (as George Naschke)
Michael Reinboth .... music scout
Bernd Ruf .... orchestral contractor
Marius Ruhland .... orchestrator
Johannes Schild .... conductor
Holger Siedler .... music recordist
Johannes Wohlleben .... music recordist
 
Transportation Department
Beate Breitschopf .... driver
Markus Bungert .... driver
 
Other crew
Sedat Aslan .... traffic blocker
Dominik Auer .... adr voice
Helga Berthold .... location scout
Jean Brauner .... prosthetic mold maker
Claus Brockmeyer .... adr voice
Solveig Duda .... adr voice
Peter Engelmann .... story editor
Caroline Fischer .... continuity
Norbert Klingner .... legal counsel
Christine Kottermaier .... production accountant
Bernd Krause .... production trainee
Niko Macoulis .... adr voice
Nadine Neumann .... adr voice
Johannes Raspe .... adr voice
Bernd Rillich .... avid supervisor
Uschi Rohwedder .... production coordinator
Dirk Schelling .... set trainee
Lancelot von Naso .... location manager
Conny Wallner .... security officer
Janine Wegener .... adr voice
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Anatomie" - Germany (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for terror violence/gore, some sexuality and language
Runtime:
103 min | France:96 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The models used in the film were inspired by Dr. Gunther von Hagens popular exhibition "Body Works" in which real cadavers are plasticized after being dissected. One character even mentions this process when we see the hall for the first time at the beginning of the film, but no real cadavers were used as the director thought it "too macabre". The models were created by a team headed by Joachim Grüninger and Birger Laube. The models were so accurate and detailed that the film's medical advisers thought they could be used as actual teaching specimens.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Paula sees Gretchen's body, she pushes down a cupboard. In the left corner a hand of a crewmember can be seen.See more »
Quotes:
Prof. Grombek:[first words - as med student works over cadaver bare-handed] Gloves Kaminski, gloves. The lady's a study aid, not Sharon Stone.
student hecklers:Yeah, Kaminski instincts are very basic... They're more fun when they're alive.
Prof. Grombek:Alright, pipe down. That's enough for this group. Ever seen a drowning victim? Tomorrow's putrefaction day.
Paula Henning:Uh, professor? There seems to be some kind of anomaly in the pelvic region.
Prof. Grombek:A penis per chance? It's not an anomaly, it's that little boys are created differently than little girls. Can you tell me what it is?
[...]
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Movie Connections:
References Style Wars (1983) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Here's a New ThingSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A mess., 22 June 2008
Author: pmdawn

Okay, I had reasonably high expectations for this. The controversial subject matter was a good concept. As a horror fan I admit I was fascinated and very excited about this.

It turns out they had a great idea, but it was terribly executed. Let's see. This movie seems to run in 3 modes: Happy, Sex and Dark. The problem is that the movie never decides what it wants to be. The "Happy" parts I believe were meant to contrast with the "Dark" parts, but it doesn't work. The soundtrack is one of the reasons.

The movie transitions between these 3 modes very badly, I can't even begin to say how much the directing and editing suck. There's sex in the most unappealing and unerotic way. I'm not complaining but even for Horror standards they were unnecessary and filler.

The characters are all unlikeable with the exception of Paula (Potente). Her friend from Munich is a slut and possibly one of the most annoying characters in movies I've come across recently.

There's a bit of plot which I won't go into detail... It's not stupid and in more talented hands would make a good movie. There's even a nice twist and a cool conspiracy going on. Don't try to understand everything because there are giant plot holes here.

It's all so shoddily done that you don't care for the victims, the perpetrators, anyone. And to think this could have been great. I can say ONE good thing about it which is, the movie shed some light on today's unethical medical procedures. With genetics and controversial sciences advancing, this could have been a great philosophical film that raises and discusses these questions. But you won't find that here, just a series of scenes loosely pasted together with people and things that you don't care about.

Skip this and go watch Flatliners instead, you're welcome.

3/10

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