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Release Date: October 08, 2004Running Time: 86 mins.
Genre: Drama, Foreign

Tobias Schenke
Sebastian Urzendowsky
Ulrike Bliefert
Walter Gontermann

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Between 1962 and 1966, four schoolboys were abused, tortured and killed in Germany's Ruhr District. Their tormentor, Juergen Bartsch, was fifteen at the time of his first crime; nineteen when he was caught. His mesmerizing confession, which frames the re-enactment of his crimes and the circumstances through which they came about, forms the heart of this journey into the dark reaches of a troubled mind. Bartsch's cold and severe adoptive parents, his terror-filled years at a Catholic boarding school, the discovery of his sexual attraction to boys, his desperate longing to never have to grow up--these and other emotionally charged aspects of his life unfold before us, step by troubling step. U... Full Summary >>