The special effects for "Deuteronomium: Das jüngste Gericht" are made by Olaf Ittenbach, notorious for his low-budget horror films, produced in Germany or the USA. In this movie now, although it is a Swiss one and directed by Roger Grolimund, you get basically the same as in the films in which Ittenbach is directing: good gore effects, but nothing more.
Usually there is an interesting basic idea, but it is not properly developed. Same here: an angel tells our bored hero what he should do. His name is Michael Luhser BTW, pronounced as the English word "loser". But from here on, nothing interesting happens any more: Luhser kills various people in various ways because his angel tells him to do so. And unlike in the early Ittenbach films, you don't get a long bloodbath in the end.
So, if you look for something special, new, erotic, good dialogs or actors: don't waste your time. If you accept that you can't expect the standard horror film to be as good as a standard drama, overlook the shortcomings, grab a few friends, a few beers and enjoy the good basic idea as well as the good gore effects.
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