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Bloodlust (1977)

Mosquito der Schänder (original title)
A deaf and dumb accountant suffers from a psychic trauma in his childhood. He is collecting puppets and mutilates female bodies in the mortuary. After his secret love died by an accident he starts to kill.

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Marijan Vajda

Writer:

Mario d'Alcala
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Cast

Credited cast:
Werner Pochath ... The Man
Ellen Umlauf Ellen Umlauf ... The Mother
Birgit Zamulo Birgit Zamulo ... Young Girl
Gerhard Ruhnke Gerhard Ruhnke
Peter Hamm Peter Hamm
Charly Hiltl Charly Hiltl
Hary Olsbauer Hary Olsbauer
Marion Messner Marion Messner
Fred Berhoff Fred Berhoff
Roswitha Geuther Roswitha Geuther
Karl Yblagger Karl Yblagger
Sonja Costa Sonja Costa
Jony Soster Jony Soster
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lajos von Bagghi Lajos von Bagghi ... Chef
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Storyline

A deaf and dumb accountant suffers from a psychic trauma in his childhood. He is collecting puppets and mutilates female bodies in the mortuary. After his secret love died by an accident he starts to kill.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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... will haunt the darkest corners of your mind!

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Horror

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Country:

Switzerland

Language:

German

Release Date:

18 March 1977 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloodlust See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monarex See more »
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Color
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Alternate Versions

The Japanese VHS release of the film has 3 minutes of additional scenes not included on the Westlake or Miracle Pictures DVD releases or the Amazon Instant Video Version. See more »

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neglected gem
3 October 2000 | by white pongoSee all my reviews

Pochtath is excellent in this incredible,spooky feature with similarities to the more famous MARTIN (made around the same time).The image of him sucking blood from a corpse with a glass straw is unforgettable.It doesn't matter that some of the FX look hokey and the english dubbed version has awkward dialogue,this is one of a kind and should be required viewing for all horror fans.Incidentally,Pochtath can also be spotted briefly in Dario Argento's THE CAT O' NINE TAILS.


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