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Nine Fascinating Facts About The Notorious ‘Nekromantik’ (1988)

One of the most notorious films ever made, Jörg Buttgereit’s Nekromantik, was released on January 29, 1988. Filmed on 8mm with little money and a homemade corpse, Nekromantik was courtesy of co-writers Jörg Buttgereit and Franz Rodenkirchen. It’s a nasty little number, an irreverent, late ’80s journey through perversion and …

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Unearthed Horror: NEKROMANTIK (1987)

In 1987, German filmmaker Jörg Buttgereit released a film that soon became a popular fix of underground cinema. Shot on weekends with next to no budget, Buttgereit created one of the most startling and depraved films, not to mention one of the most darkly hilarious, in cinematic history; its taboo-breaking …

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The films of German filmmaker Jörg Buttgereit are gaining new life thanks to the folks at Cult Epics. With Nekromantik, Nekromantik 2, and Der Todesking already attaining release, Buttgereit’s 1993 horror film, Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer, is next on the list. You can view the trailer …

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