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Grimm Love (2006)

Rohtenburg (original title)
In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

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Oliver
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Thomas Huber ...
Simon
Rainier Meissner ...
Young Oliver
Marcus Lucas ...
Felix
Angelika Bartsch ...
Viktoria
Alexander Martschewski ...
Rudy
Nils Dommning ...
Karl
Pascal Andres ...
Young Simon
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Domino
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Hanna
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Prof. Zech
Stefan Gebelhoff ...
Simon's Dad
Helga Bellinghausen ...
Simon's Mom
Bojan Heyn ...
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In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

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Rated R for strong aberrant violent/sexual content and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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When screened at Sitges, the film caused one viewer to faint. See more »

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Simon Grobeck: I am your flesh.
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References Faces of Death (1978) See more »

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I Like Plastique
Words, Music, and Produced by Mickey DueChamp, Sandokan, Janni Gagarin, Philipp Supreme
Performed by Die Raketen
Courtesy of Low Spirit Recordings GmbH
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Unpleasant and Boring
18 August 2017 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Keri Russell is a reasonably known actress with good movies in her filmography. With this expectation, many viewers watch this turkey expecting a great or at least a good film. However the overrated "Rohtenburg", a.k.a. "Grimm Love", is awful and absolutely unpleasant and boring. It is indeed the storyline "American student travels to Germany for her graduation and becomes obsessed with the story of a homosexual cannibal" stuffed with gruesome scenes to complete 87 minutes running time. The scariest part of this film is to find that there are people that apparently liked it. My vote is one (awful).

Title (Brazil): "O Cannibal" ("The Cannibal")


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