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Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 18 September 2008 (Germany)
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Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

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Bruce La Bruce (as Bruce LaBruce)

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Bruce La Bruce (as Bruce LaBruce)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jey Crisfar Jey Crisfar ... Otto
Marcel Schlutt ... Fritz Fritze
Nicholas Fox Ricciardi Nicholas Fox Ricciardi ... Young Man in Hooded Sweatshirt
Keith Böhm Keith Böhm ... Man in a Suit and Hat
Olivia Barth Olivia Barth ... Woman in a Black Burqa / Woman on Subway #1
Christophe Chemin Christophe Chemin ... Maximilian
Katharina Klewinghaus Katharina Klewinghaus ... Medea Yarn / Lascivious Ballet Dancer #1
Stephanie Heinrich Stephanie Heinrich ... Old Woman (as Stefanie Heinrich)
John Edward Heys John Edward Heys ... Old Man
Max Di Costanzo Max Di Costanzo ... Amusement Park Zombie #1
Orion Zombie Orion Zombie ... Amusement Park Zombie #2
John Wloch John Wloch ... Headstone Shop Owner
Guido Sommer Guido Sommer ... Adolf
Elliat Graney-Saucke Elliat Graney-Saucke ... Woman on Subway #2
Ramin Farhadi Ramin Farhadi ... Young Boy on Subway
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Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

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Germany | Canada

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

18 September 2008 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Germany

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,456, 9 November 2008

Gross USA:

$11,295

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,295
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Dolby

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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Otto: The living all seem like the same person to me and I don't think I like that person very much.
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Any resemblance to any person living, dead or undead is purely coincidental. No similarity to any person living, dead or undead is intended or should be inferred. See more »

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Referenced in Brows Held High: Andy Warhol's Frankenstein (2011) See more »

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Written and Performed by The Living Dead Boys
Published by Vanina Hänin Publishing
Courtesy of Vanina Hänin recommends
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"The living all seem like the same person to me, and i don't like that person very much"
26 February 2008 | by teethgrrrinderSee all my reviews

b-grade gay zombie porn semi-mockumentary. repetitive, irritating sound design, jokes milked longer than they should. for some, there's not enough blood and guts. for others, there's not enough porn.

But all LaBruce's films are bad! that is his charm and the charm of no-budget Cult Films! if you expect more, you won't be alone. but if you expect perfection, then you're a fool. like all those people who complained after seeing Tomb Raider or the Super Mario Brothers Movie - what did you expect?

Otto is fun. it's certainly original. it's gay politics are obvious, but accurate. the jokes range from falling flat to funny to shocking. it's polarizing, memorable and thanks to Fritz (Marcel Schlutt), it's damn sexy to watch.

Otto needs to be watched at a film festival amongst the typical gay indie films that are more sincere than their film makers can give credit to. Only then will something like SkinFlick's 'monkey rape' and Hustler White 'Stumping' hit you with the full impact that it should

like SkinGang - can't wait for the full-porno version of Otto


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