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Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  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 ...
Marcel Schlutt ...
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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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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Comedy | Drama | Horror

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

Gross:

$10,942 (USA) (30 January 2009)
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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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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 »

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References Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

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Each Day
Written and Performed by Jean Louis Huhta
Published by Further Out Songs
Courtesy of Slottet Records
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worth checking out!! seriously!
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Bruce LaBruce is (very weirdly) becoming one of my favorite indy film makers. WWaaaay back in the early nineties in film school we saw "no skin off my ass" and I dismissed it then as pretentious soft-core. I was glib and wrong. Ages ago my friends and I went to see "Hustler White" at a midnite showing and frankly we were at once titillated and impressed. Then when "Raspberry Reich" rolled out I was ALMOST convinced....That film struck a pitch-perfect chord between 60's revolutionary porn (I Am Curious Yellow) and modern satire. I just watched "Otto" and I am officially a fan. Through the use of explicit sex and graphic violence M. LaBruce is actually making a point! I'm impressed and pleasantly surprised. This is maybe a "zombie" movie...but more specifically a neat commentary on modern youth with a great sense of humor and a chilling overtone. If you're older and adventurous and want to get a sort of "summary" of the present youth-culture and this whole "zombie thing" this is a great film to watch. Underrated and sublime (after you get-over all the gay sex...if you have to get-over it at all)


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