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THE CREMATOR

Spalovač mrtvol

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Directed by Juraj Herz
Czechoslovakia, 1969
Drama, Horror

Synopsis

This brilliantly chilling film is set in Prague during the Nazi occupation. It tells the story of Karl Kopfrkingl, a professional cremator, for whom the political climate allows free rein to his increasingly deranged impulses for the ‘salvation of the world’.

Synopsis

This brilliantly chilling film is set in Prague during the Nazi occupation. It tells the story of Karl Kopfrkingl, a professional cremator, for whom the political climate allows free rein to his increasingly deranged impulses for the ‘salvation of the world’.

Trailer
The CrematorDirected byJuraj Herz

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Awards & Festivals

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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
2019
Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
1972 | 3 wins including: Best Film (Medalla Sitges en Plata de Ley)

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