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Melancholie der Engel (2009)

Two friends meet again to share their last days in an old house where everything happened a long time ago. They gather a group of people, which results in a disastrous turn of events, during which reveals the deepest human depths.

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Credited cast:
Zenza Raggi ...
Brauth
Frank Oliver ...
Katze
Janette Weller ...
Melanie
Bianca Schneider ...
Bianca
Patrizia Johann ...
Anja S.
Pietro Martellanza ...
Heinrich (as Peter Martell)
Margarethe von Stern ...
Clarissa
Martina Adora ...
Novizin
Marc Anton ...
Mönch
Tobias Sickert ...
Großer Mann
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Katze als Engel (voice)
Jens Geutebrück ...
Priest (as Geutebrück)
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Katze (as Frank Oliver)
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A dark secret connects Katze and Brauth, two middle aged men. Katze has the clue that his end is near. The two friends meet again after years to share their last days in the old house where everything happened a long time ago. With three women they met on their way, the atmosphere begins to recur a second time. When Heinrich, and old artist, decides to attend after all, the friends have their last chance to renew and cut with the history and to settle an old score. In the melancholy of the near end, Katze passes again all the situations in his life. In the hour of death, he is not alone anymore. His body is gone and his soul stays back in the same place where his destiny and fulfillment occurred. Written by Anonymous

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Lullaby
by David Hess & Greg Hilfman
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Transgressive cinema.
29 January 2014 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Melancholie der Engel" by Marian Dora lasts over 2 hours of length.It's also one of the most extreme horror movies I have ever seen.I saw this vomit-fest without English subs,so the most of the dialogue went beyond me.Still the plot is fairly simple:two closely-bonded nihilists meet two women at a carnival and eventually bring them back to an abandoned house near the woods.The house which is filled with animal bones and decaying dolls.Other characters are introduced like BDSM woman,an old painter pervert and a wheelchair-bound girl.The orgy of drug use,rape,sexual perversion and animal cruelty begins there...Lots of pseudo-intellectual nonsense is spoken and many animals are killed.Even the cat has its throat slit."Melancholie der Engel" literally oozes decay.There is some of the most revolting gore ever captured on screen along with various scenes of sexual perversion bordering on hard-core porn.This is truly unforgiving and deplorable journey into perversion and death.8 extremities out of 10.


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