Tag Archives: Germany

Erotic Escape / Bananes mécaniques (1973) Jean-François Davy, Marie-Claire Davy, Elisabeth Drancourt, Philippe Gasté, Comedy, Erotic

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Pauline was an enticing free spirited young Gallic girl whose wealthy father just happened to own a lush chateau in the South of France. So when four of her very attractive girlfriends show up with no place to stay, what can she do except throw a wild summer long kink fest of riotously satisfying orgies? Every eligible man in the local village stops by at least once, as the five vacationing French maidens share the fun of their Erotic Escape!

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True Love Ways (2015) Mathieu Seiler, Anna Hausburg, David C. Bunners, Kai Michael Müller, Horror, Thriller

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After a recurring dream Séverine decides she needs to get away from her boyfriend Tom for a couple of days. Tom makes a deal with a man he meets at a bar: Séverine will be kidnapped. Tom rescues her from the clutches of the kidnappers, and will become her savior. However what Tom does not know is that his new made friend has a different plan with Séverine. Faced with violent criminals and her own primal fears, Séverine is pulled into a brutal game of unfulfilled desire and the search for true love.

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The Chambermaid Lynn / Das Zimmermädchen Lynn (2014) Ingo Haeb, Vicky Krieps, Lena Lauzemis, Christian Aumer, Drama

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Lynn is the most thorough chambermaid at the hotel where she works. Crippled by her own shyness, she rummages through the guests’ belongings and even hides under their beds, vicariously experiencing their discreet interludes. When she finds herself present during a session with the call girl Chiara, Lynn can’t help but let her curiosity get the better of her. Bold and unrestrained, Chiara soon draws Lynn out of her shell, opening her up to a new intimacy Lynn had previously only experienced as an intrepid voyeur.

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The White Ribbon / Das weiße Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009) Michael Haneke, Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Drama, Mystery

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From July, 1913 to the outbreak of World War I, a series of incidents take place in a German village. A horse trips on a wire and throws the rider; a woman falls to her death through rotted planks; the local baron’s son is hung upside down in a mill; parents slap and bully their children; a man is cruel to his long-suffering lover; another sexually abuses his daughter. People disappear. A callow teacher, who courts a nanny in the baron’s household, narrates the story and tries to investigate the connections among these accidents and crimes. What is foreshadowed? Are the children holy innocents? God may be in His heaven, but all is not right with the world; the center cannot hold.

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Der Henker von London / The Mad Executioners (1963) Edwin Zbonek, Hansjörg Felmy, Maria Perschy, Dieter Borsche, Crime, Horror

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A band of hooded men have formed a court and they are exacting justice upon the criminals who have escaped the reach of the law. The sentence they exact is death by hanging. Using the hangman’s rope from the Scotland Yard Museum they leave their victims hanging from various locations with a file detailing the case against them pinned to the body. Scotland Yard is stumped and have assigned their best man to break the case. Meanwhile another fiend is on the loose, one who is neatly severing the heads of young women. The bodies are found the heads are not.

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