A German freeway cleaner takes rotting bodies home to a lover who has a necrophelia fetish. Involves skinning of a rabbit, use of a metal pipe in conjunction with a condom, nudity, and graphic sexual scenes with dead bodies.
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As a kid I remember all the hype around this movie (real bodies?) and how hard it was to find and watch. Years later I've been watching it with a group of friends in a small club. We really had a great fun that night! Nekromantik brings twisted love triangular. Certainly not for everyone's taste. What I've found disgusting here is actually the music - and that was intentional, I guess:)
I've only seen clips of this film, and I have never been more certain about a statement: this is the most disgusting, disturbing film ever made. If The Human Centipede didn't already look like a joke to you, watch this and The Human Centipede will seem like Teletubbies.
Such beautiful music in this 'shock-tactic' film, of which, is best watched in its scratchy 35mm original to preserve the ugliness. Extreme horror fans have seen much worse-- it's more a 'mainstream' underground film-- and aside from some animal killing scenes, Nekromantik is funny more than disturbing in a dark-humored way. And I'm not sure if that's intentional. But, it still cracks me up in a what-the-fuck-?-way.
I think the title already gives you a hint about the content of the film. People should know what to expect. It's grim, dark, disturbed, and explicit...these are the right elements to make a genuine portrayal of such a bizarre phenomenon as necrophilia. Other than that, the film deals in a way with the role of death in everyday people's lives, the way I look at it.