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Horror Vacui

Horror Vacui - Die Angst vor der Leere

Directed by Rosa von Praunheim
West Germany, 1984


The plot follows Frankie and Hannes, a young gay couple living in Berlin. One is studying art and the other medicine. Their happy life is disrupted when Frankie attends a lecture and quickly becomes involved in a sinister cult operating as a self-help group called “Optimal Optimism”.

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Horror Vacui Directed by Rosa von Praunheim

Awards & Festivals

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1985 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award