After the Nazis took power, the resistance searched for a solution to end Adolf Hitler's evil dictatorship. They formulated a plan to bio-engineer super-human assassins, eventually finding their man in one Captain Berlin.
As serial killer Lothar Schramm lies dying in his own blood, horrific memories of his miserable life of paranoia, self-harm and rejection flash before his eyes. A tragic look into the mind of a serial killer.
Florian Koerner von Gustorf,
This is where it all started... Jörg Buttgereit, a leading light of the West Berlin underground film scene, first brought his venerable superhero to the screen in CAPTAIN BERLIN SAVES THE ... See full summary »
Early short from director Jorg Buttgereit has him playing "host" and reading to us some horror stories. We then see the stories play out and these stories include a couple on a mummy, a Frankenstein tale, one dealing with a Godzilla like creature and the final one is about a cannibal woman. Fans of the director will certainly want to check this film out, although at 22-minutes it wears out its welcome towards the end of the picture. For the most part this is a young filmmaker just having fun and creating a very low-budget movie and I admit that I had some fun with it. The mummy movies were the highlight of the picture but the Godzilla sequences, with its stop motion, was also good for what it was. I mean, the budget was obviously low and it shows but that doesn't take away from any of the charm.
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