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Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)

Der Todesking (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Horror | 25 January 1990 (West Germany)
Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.

Director:

Jörg Buttgereit
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hermann Kopp Hermann Kopp ... Man (segment "Montag")
Heinrich Ebber Heinrich Ebber ... Video Fan (segment "Dienstag")
Michael Krause Michael Krause ... Man in Park (segment "Mittwoch")
Eva-Maria Kurz Eva-Maria Kurz ... Spinster (segment "Freitag") (as Eva M. Kurz)
Angelika Hoch Angelika Hoch ... Assassin (segment "Samstag")
Nicholas Petche Nicholas Petche ... Man (segment "Sonntag")
Susanne Betz Susanne Betz ... Girl in Park (segment "Mittwoch")
Mark Reeder Mark Reeder ... Soldier (segment "Dienstag")
Hille Saul Hille Saul ... Soldier with Shears (segment "Dienstag")
Ades Zabel Ades Zabel ... Shopkeeper (segment "Dienstag")
Jörg Buttgereit ... Torture Victim (segment "Dienstag") / Voice of Projectionist (segment "Samstag")
Bela B. Bela B. ... Singer (segment "Samstag") (as Dirk Felsenheimer)
Andreas Doehler Andreas Doehler ... (as Andreas Döhler)
Alexander Kiersch Alexander Kiersch
Bettina Buchholz Bettina Buchholz
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Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.

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Genres:

Drama | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 January 1990 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Todesking: The Death King See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Although listed as uncut by the BBFC, the 1990 UK video release had been slightly edited by around 4 secs before submission by director Jörg Buttgereit to remove the shot of a man's penis being cut off. See more »

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References Videodrome (1983) See more »

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Move - Did You Learn Your Cathechism
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Love, hate & death!
8 November 1998 | by Bear-42See all my reviews

A movie about suicide! Actually it's seven movies about suicide. We get to follow Buttgereit in to his strange world of death, it's not a fun trip, but I can guarantee you that it's not meant to be an enjoyable film. The film is divided into different short stories, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday... If you haven't seen any of Buttgereits earlier movies this one can be pretty hard to sit through cause it is pretty bizarre although not as graphic as his other movies, Nekromantik, Schramm. Needless to say; I love it, I love Buttgereit for making death into the blackness that it's doomed to be, he's not joking around. Another thing that needs to be praised is the soundtrack; beautiful. Buy this film, then buy his other movies.


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