Ottawa Premiere the Week of January 17th!
A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s. In German and Greek with English subtitles.
From Berlin International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, and Venice Film Festival award winning filmmaker Fatih Akin.
Berlin International Film Festival: Best Film nominee!
German Film Awards: Best Makeup award winner! Plus, Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Supporting Role, Production Design, and Costume Design nominee!
4.5/5 Stars! “in that niche bubble of brilliant filmmaking and uncomfortable, harrowing viewing experience…If you can stomach the more extreme offerings of cinema, one that happens to be based on a nasty figure in German history, then I urge you to seek this one out.” (Bloody Disgusting)
Grade: A-! “Tough and gruesome” (Consequence of Sound)
“game-changing performance by Jonas Dassler…It’s a movie for those with a strong constitution; it’s expertly made” (Cineuropa)
*The content of this film is very graphic and disturbing.
Please take note that this film comes with a severe content warning due to disturbing and grotesque images within it. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted.