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Grimm Love (2006)

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In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

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Thomas Huber ...
Simon
Rainier Meissner ...
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Felix
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Viktoria
Alexander Martschewski ...
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Nils Dommning ...
Karl
Pascal Andres ...
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Hanna
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Stefan Gebelhoff ...
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In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

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Rated R for strong aberrant violent/sexual content and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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When screened at Sitges, the film caused one viewer to faint. See more »

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Eager Man: [Eager Man meets cannibal through personal ad; strung up and about to be butchered, he changes his mind] I don't want to do this! Let me down! Let me down! Let me down!
Oliver Hartwin: I said serious only.
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References Faces of Death (1978) See more »

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Words, Music, and Produced by Mickey DueChamp, Sandokan, Janni Gagarin, Philipp Supreme
Performed by Die Raketen
Courtesy of Low Spirit Recordings GmbH
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Disgusting result of a destroyed society
1 March 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

After the promising first minutes of the movie which look like they where trying to build a serious profile behind the killings, the movie drifts to a simple and disgusting presentation of violence.

A movie made for perverts...

The acting is decent, the storyline is not. The entire plot focused on the student trying to understand the psyche of the killer is only based loosely on the facts, all leading to build up more shots with violence. Even so it may have happened that way - why would you make a movie that features the most disgusting things a human has done? Looked to me like the director and writer failed to find a clear statement for the film and therefore went down the easy way by producing a flick that thrives on pain and the scandal behind it to get recognition at the box office.


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