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Tattoo (2002)

Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them.

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Robert Schwentke
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
August Diehl ... Marc Schrader
Christian Redl ... Minks
Nadeshda Brennicke ... Maya Kroner
Johan Leysen ... Frank Schoubya
Fatih Cevikkollu ... Dix
Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu ... Kommissarin Roth
Ilknur Bahadir Ilknur Bahadir ... Meltem
Joe Bausch Joe Bausch ... Günzel
Florian Panzner ... Poscher
Jasmin Schwiers ... Marie Minks
Gustav-Peter Wöhler ... Scheck
Ingo Naujoks ... Stefan Kreiner
Reinhardt Firchow Reinhardt Firchow ... Polizeipräsident (as Reinhart Firchow)
Wanda Perdelwitz ... Strichmädchen
Sybille J. Schedwill ... Petra (as Sibylle Schedwill)
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Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them.

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Trivia

The tattoos in the "tattoo exhibition room" were produced on actual goat skin. See more »

Goofs

When Marc chases the suspect, who just heard a message on the walkie-talkie and saw him on the balcony, in one shot you can see Marc just turning left the corner and in the subsequent shot he's turning right the same looking corner. See more »

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I LOVED THIS MOVIE!
16 March 2004 | by roztillSee all my reviews

Saw this flick at a funky theater in Pasadena, California known for showing art-type films.

I thought this film was very well made. OK, the ending was slightly ambiguous, but who cares. The story, character development, acting were great and the production value was high. It was beautifully shot, lit, directed, edited and the music was great. Was hoping to get to see it again but it left the theatre before I had a chance. I am a big fan of this genre and most are not of the level of quality of TATTOO.

Am I the only person who liked this movie this much? And I don't even have a tattoo.

Anybody know if this film can be rented or purchased?

roz tillman


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Germany

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Release Date:

4 April 2002 (Germany) See more »

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$1,507,221
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2.35 : 1
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