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Hein
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Gretchen
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Caspar
Holger Speckhahn ...
Phil
Traugott Buhre ...
Prof. Grombek
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Ludwig (as Oliver K. Wnuk)
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David
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Franz (as Andreas Günther)
Antonia Cäcilia Holfelder ...
Gabi
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Dr. Henning
Barbara M. Ahren ...
Frau Henning (as Barbara-Magdalena Ahren)
Werner Dissel ...
Paulas Großvater
Gennadi Vengerov ...
Präparator
Thomas Meinhardt ...
Professor in München
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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. Written by Alexander Lum

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They can't wait to get their hands on you. Your end is only the beginning. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for terror violence/gore, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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3 February 2000 (Germany)  »

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Anatomia  »

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DEM 8,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,725 (USA) (10 September 2000)

Gross:

$5,725 (USA) (10 September 2000)
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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. See more »

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Ischemic myocardiopathy is not a rare disease. In fact, is one of the most frequent heart diseases. See more »

Quotes

Hein: [to Caspar] Shut your mouth or I'll slit your vocal cords.
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References Style Wars (1983) See more »

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A Go Go
(Christian Prommer (as C. Prommer) / Roland W. Appel (as R.W. Appel) / Rainer Trüby (as R. Trüby) / Martin Sheller (as M. Sheller))
© Edition Klangwart, AMV Alster GmbH/Mongo Music
Containing sample from: "Afro Lypso"
(Martin Sheller (as M. Sheller))
by Trüby Trio
Courtesy of Compost Records, Edition Klangwart (AMV Alster GmbH) and Mongo Music
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Kopferwelten alive
27 June 2010 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

Before Franka Potente became famous with the Bourne trilogy she made this German movie. As a student in, you guessed it, anatomy she has to go to the most important school to learn that but there is a secret. Some people joined a kind of mason. She notices that something is terrible wrong in the school and she starts to investigate. Wrong. What happens next isn't really horror it's more some kind of thriller but you really have to watch it for the effects. A few years ago it was a hype to see the exhibition Kopferwelten. What you saw there is what we have here only they didn't used real bodies but it was so nicely done that it could be used in classes. It never becomes gory or even bloody, it is really the atmosphere that creates the movie. But it is one that you must have seen because, some people fears that it could happen to you....


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