Horror Vacui (1984)

Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Rosa Von Praunheim satirizes cults of any kind in this black-humored story about a gay couple in Berlin, one studying art and the other medicine, happily living together until one of them is hypnotized by a deranged female cult leader and convinced to join her "Optimal Optimism" religion. The traumas and dramas of cult foibles play out against neo-expressionist backdrops, with von Praunheim using the Moonies, the Rajnishers, and doomed Jim Jones followers as ample material to twist around an already kinky storyline.

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artist, cult, doctor/nurse, homosexual, hypnosis