Psychopathic Los Angeles cop Joe Singer (Günther Ziegler) — who has literally been getting away with murder — meets his match in a 17-year-old girl named Romy (Martina Bottesch) in this gruesome gorefest from writer-director Ulli Lommel. Troubled by the wave of women vanishing from her neighborhood, Romy seeks help from some voodoo priestesses, who revive Joe’s victims and turn them into zombies looking to exact more than a few pounds of flesh.
Ulli Lommel (born 21 December 1944 in Zielenzig, Oststernberg, now Sulęcin, Lubuskie), is a German actor and director, noted for his many horror films, and for his career as an actor on Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s films.
Lommel started his career as an actor in films in 1960’s. One of his earliest film roles was in Russ Meyer’s Fanny Hill. In 1969, he starred in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s directorial debut Love Is Colder Than Death. The cast as an ensemble won an award at the German Film Awards in 1970.
Fassbinder and Lommel worked together more than 20 times after 1967. Fassbinder also produced Lommel’s The Tenderness of Wolves, a drama about the murders of Fritz Haarmann, which was Lommel’s second film as director. It was nominated at the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival for the Golden Bear. Ulli Lommel participated in the documentary Fassbinder in Hollywood (2002).
Lommel moved to United States in 1977 and started working with Andy Warhol, who produced… read more