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Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 18 September 2008 (Germany)
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Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jey Crisfar ...
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Fritz Fritze
Nicholas Fox Ricciardi ...
Young Man in Hooded Sweatshirt
Keith Böhm ...
Man in a Suit and Hat
Olivia Barth ...
Woman in a Black Burqa / Woman on Subway #1
Christophe Chemin ...
Maximilian
Katharina Klewinghaus ...
Medea Yarn / Lascivious Ballet Dancer #1
Stephanie Heinrich ...
Old Woman (as Stefanie Heinrich)
John Edward Heys ...
Old Man
Max Di Costanzo ...
Amusement Park Zombie #1
Orion Zombie ...
Amusement Park Zombie #2
John Wloch ...
Headstone Shop Owner
Guido Sommer ...
Adolf
Elliat Graney-Saucke ...
Woman on Subway #2
Ramin Farhadi ...
Young Boy on Subway
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Storyline

Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Oto  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,456 (USA) (7 November 2008)

Gross:

$10,942 (USA) (30 January 2009)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Otto: The living all seem like the same person to me and I don't think I like that person very much.
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Crazy Credits

Any resemblance to any person living, dead or undead is purely coincidental. No similarity to any person living, dead or undead is intended or should be inferred. See more »

Connections

Featured in Brows Held High: Otto, or Up with Dead People (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Scanning Drum
Written by William Cate
Performed by A. Net
Published by William Cate
Courtesy of William Cate
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Horny male zombie, at your service!
25 February 2011 | by See all my reviews

A very "different" zombie movie. I mean, this could have been a critically acclaimed one if not for the downpour of gay porn in every other scene!

The idea of a zombie with tender feelings & thoughts are all nice but all that eating of body parts and graphic gay sex almost made me puke. They could have been done more aesthetically. And too much talking! The female director(actor Katharina Klewinghaus) yaks, yaks & yaks to glory.

Nothing special to say about any of the cast. All are average.

Verdict: Soft-core gay porn movie. Dead or alive!


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