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In the 70s Matteusz Gdula invented an acting method that was supposed to make every actor "shine". Still, lots of his students die mysteriously and Gdula commits suicide. His method gets ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susen Ermich ...
Stella
Magdalena Ritter ...
Roza Janowska
Julita Witt ...
Cecile
Norbert Losch ...
Matteusz Gdula
Dieter Rita Scholl ...
Kaspar
Michael Siller ...
Florian
Marcel Trunsch ...
Reporter
Stefanie Grabner ...
Lenka
Teresa Nawrot ...
Yolanda
Sonali Wiedenhöfer ...
Valeri
Franziska Breite ...
Britt
Katja Lawrenz ...
Lydia
Michael Balaun ...
Dr. Braun
Dominika Otlewska-Dräger ...
Teacher Dominika
Nadja Herzog ...
Frau Schreiber
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In the 70s Matteusz Gdula invented an acting method that was supposed to make every actor "shine". Still, lots of his students die mysteriously and Gdula commits suicide. His method gets banned. Now: Stella, an ambitious, but rather untalented drama student, gets accepted at the "Matteusz Gdula"-school. When she bears witness to some strange occurrences, she gets drawn into the bizarre and deadly web that surrounds the dark secret of the school... Written by Anonymus

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Audition for Death  »

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Bleed for Light
Written by Sebastian Levermann
Lyrics by Georg Leß
Vocals performed by Marta Gabriel
Vocals performed by Sara Lauhoff
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This is NOT an excellent giallo and Italian horror tribute
6 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A horrible German attempt at horror. Shot on video, and looks it.

Bad lighting? Check. Bad sound? Check. Bad acting, writing, direction, editing? Check check check check.

I was hoping for a cool, non-traditional, German version of classic Italian horror, and it turned out to be just another student film, with all that implies.

Back to school, Andreas. Another film equivalent to a premature infant.

The parts where they tried to emulate the look of old film footage was just embarrassing.

Not even a full-blown 70's horror nut-job could enjoy this garbage, made even worse by horrible cinematography, if it can even be called that. More like, DSLR-fail.

Cheap digital cameras have opened the doors for more and more films like these. Sure, there were bad films in the past too, but the volume was infinitely smaller.

Please, DL and watch this film. See for yourselves.


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