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The Tenderness of the Wolves [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs] ()

directed by Ulli Lommel
featuring Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Heinrich Giskes, Rosel Zech

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The Tenderness of the Wolves [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs] - Ulli Lommel
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This dark horror film from director Ulli Lommel was based on the real-life crimes of Fritz Haarman (Kurt Raab), the so-called "Vampire of Dusseldorf" who murdered over 25 young boys, drank their blood, and sold their flesh as black-market meat. Several German films had depicted Haarman's murderous exploits, most notably Fritz Lang's classic M (1931), but Lommel's version is far more graphic and horrifying. Produced by filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who also appears, the film revels in pseudo-Expressionistic imagery ...