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Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, and uncovers a gruesome conspiracy perpetrated by an Antihippocratic secret society operating within the school.
They can't wait to get their hands on you. Your end is only the beginning.
Release Date: September 08, 2000
Runtime: 103 mins
All Genres: Horror, Thriller
Languages: German, Latin
Sound: Dolby Digital, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 6.1
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With A
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for terror violence/gore, some sexuality and language.
Franka Potente ...Paula Henning
Benno Furmann ...Hein
Anna Loos ...Gretchen
Sebastian Blomberg ...Caspar
Holger Speckhahn ...Phil
Traugott Buhre ...Prof. Grombek
Oliver Wnuk ...Ludwig (as Oliver K. Wnuk)
Arndt Schwering Sohnrey ...David
Andreas Gunther ...Franz
Antonia Cacilia Holfelder ...Gabi
Rudiger Vogler ...Dr. Henning
Barbara M. Ahren ...Frau Henning (as Barbara-Magdalena Ahren)
Werner Dissel ...Paulas GroBvater
Gennadi Vengerov ...Praparator
Thomas Meinhardt ...Professor in Munchen
Simon Schwarz ...Junger Mann
Alexander Liegl ...Helfer
Martin Polcher ...Helfer
Christoph Hagen Dittmann ...Bernie
Berrin Alganer Lenz ...Putzfrau
Angelika Sedlmeier ...Frau Freisinger
Ulrich Matschoss ...Femerichter
Gerald Alexander Held ...Polizist
Karl Fridrich ...Kriminalbeamter (as Karl Friedrich)
Susanne Grabe ...Kellnerin Heidelberg
Johannes Nikolussi ...Junkie (as Johann Nikolussi)
Anna Bruggemann ...Junkie-Madchen
Axel Weusten ...Alexander
Gabriel Bassale ...Kursteilnehmer
Ralf Dietl ...Kursteilnehmer
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Anatomie Horror Film Trailer 1
"Here's a New Thing"
"Sofa Rockers (Richard Dorfmeister Mix)"
"A Go Go"
"Adagio in G-Minor"
"Eyes of Love"
More Movie Taglines:
- They can't wait to get their hands on you. Your end is only the beginning.
- The Subject Is You.
- A Cut Above The Rest.
- Die einen studieren. Die anderen werden studiert. (Some study. Some are studied.)
- Prof. Grombek: [first words - as med student works over cadaver bare-handed] Gloves Kaminski, gloves. The lady's a study aid, not Sharon Stone. student hecklers: Yeah, Kaminski instincts are very basic... They're more fun when they're alive. Prof. Grombek: Alright, pipe down. That's enough for this group. Ever seen a drowning victim? Tomorrow's putrefaction day. Paula Henning: Uh, professor? There seems to be some kind of anomaly in the pelvic region. Prof. Grombek: A penis per chance? It's not an anomaly, it's that little boys are created differently than little girls. Can you tell me what it is? Paula Henning: [drops the organ] Slippery is what it is.
- The door that leads to the stainless steel morgue room in the movie actually leads to the cafeteria of Technische Universität München. The movie was screened in the big wooden lecture auditorium seen in the movie, leading to a "picture-in-picture"-effect for the audience.
The models used in the film were inspired by Dr. Gunther von Hagens popular exhibition "Body Works" in which real cadavers are plasticized after being dissected. One character even mentions this process when we see the hall for the first time at the beginning of the film, but no real cadavers were used as the director thought it "too macabre". The models were created by a team headed by Joachim Grüninger and Birger Laube. The models were so accurate and detailed that the film's medical advisers thought they could be used as actual teaching specimens.
In the scene where Hein (Benno Fürmann) tries to hide the corpse of Phil (Holger Speckhahn) there are two assistants appearing. The dark-haired one, who is constantly cursing (Martin Pölcher) actually is now (2006) assistant medical director at the Institute for Gynecology at the University of Bonn, Germany.
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