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Black Past (1989)

Thommy and his family move to a new place. In the attic, he finds a box surrounded with chains. He opens it. In the box, he finds a mirror and a diary.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olaf Ittenbach ... Thommy
Andrea Arbter ... Petra
André Stryi ... Frankie
Alfons Sigllechner ... Vater
Susanne Nebbe ... Bettina
Sonja Berg ... Maria
Ivo Tischler ... Achim
Rudolf Wimmer ... Besessener 78
Anette Arbter ... Mädchen 78
Andreas Mehringer ... Schläger 1
Alexander Suslow ... Schläger 2
Michael Müller ... Autofahrer
Hildegard Bogner ... Lehrerin 1
Gabriele Wernitz ... Lehrerin 2
Tassilo Schuhmacher ... Sanitäter 1
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Thommy and his family move to a new place. In the attic, he finds a box surrounded with chains. He opens it. In the box, he finds a mirror and a diary.

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13 September 2000 (Germany)  »

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80s homemade at it's best
9 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Among the other German homemade-splatter videos, Ittenbach's BLACK PAST is one of the best: very well done, especially if you consider all the limits of the video technology at that time. The same can be said about the special effects, entirely done by Ittenbach himself: they're quiet impressive and realistic, not like the red paint and cardboard used by Schnaas in his debut video (of the same year) VIOLENT SH*T. The cinematography and the acting are on a amateur level, but this is obvious and we can't blame it. The story is maybe a little bit slow at the beginning, but its short running time (something like 45 minutes) gives it a good rhythm and keeps it away from becoming boring.


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