Angst

Angst

Directed by Gerald Kargl

When a psychopath is released from prison, he hunts for fresh victims to torture and kill. When he enters a secluded house where an elderly woman lives with her two adult children, his evil work begins. Ahead-of-his-time-director Gerald Kargl’s little-known study of a sadist at work is unrelenting in its depiction of depravity, anticipating HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, MAN BITES DOG and - thanks to Zbigniew Rybczyński’s disorienting camerawork - Gaspar Noe’s twisted films. Newly restored, this masterpiece of murder and sadism is ripe for rediscovery.

When a psychopath is released from prison, he hunts for fresh victims.

Cast: Erwin Leder, Robert Hunger-Buhler, Silvia Rabenreither

Member Reviews

A little slow, especially toward the end. Not too bad though

Camm1200
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2 days ago

I hated it but couldn’t turn it off... I found myself trying to find a rational link in thinking but never do

krewellah
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9 days ago

So good!

AngelaCat
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13 days ago

Many scenes in this film are disturbing. Unknown and unrepentant, the psychopath fumbles from door to door in search of a victim. This is no slasher and it's way ahead of its time. This kind of film is difficult to find. The last half does drag a bit.

angelscourge
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14 days ago

This is a pretty darn unpleasant sit. Tremendously bleak, we only really get to know the main character and he's not exactly sympathetic. Maybe this is your thing but I found it pretty far from a good time, it is disturbing so if that's all you want then you got it.

nze
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23 days ago