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Southern Texas. Savannah and Cooper, a young couple in love, drive through the desert in a black 70s Cadillac convertible. Unaware that they are being followed, they check into a motel at the Mexican border. When Savannah leaves to buy food, a cop sneaks into the room, pulls his gun on Cooper, accuses him of murder and tries to arrest him. But Savannah, who had become suspicious, manages to turn the tables: She surprises the cop, ties him up and frees Cooper. But just as the young lovers jump into their car, a stranger steps out of the shadows and kills Cooper at point blank... Three weeks later. Hollywood, California. In a hotel suite overlooking the Sunset Strip, a man is being water boarded by a private detective. The information he needs is: "Who killed Babyface?" When the man refuses to cooperate and shows nothing but contempt for his captor, the torture continues. Layer by layer, the truth about Cooper alias Babyface is revealed. A complex web of murder, revenge, atonement and ... Written by
"I only want you to love me" is the title of a Fassbinder movie. Ulli Lommel, who once was Fassbinder's partner in many movies, seems to have adapted this slogan for his main characters.
Whether it's his cult hit "Tenderness of the Wolves" (1973) or his bizarre serial killer series with Lionsgate in the U.S., all his main characters seem to scream the same desire.
In "Absolute Evil" David Carradine, who plays the angry leader of the 17th Street gang, yearns for love, but doesn't know how to give it. The film is an homage to all film noires, all suspense thrillers, especially from the 1940s. The story moves along like a cool spider web, slowly but steadily grabbing you by the tail and sucking you up in its horrific universe of revenge, torture, redemption and murder.
It's one of the best indie low-budget films I have seen in years. How the hell can I get my hands on a DVD? Who's releasing this gem?
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