Grimm Love

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Grimm Love (original German title Rohtenburg, a pun on roh "raw" + Rotenburg) is a 2006 psychological horror film inspired by the Armin Meiwes cannibal murder case.wikipedia
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Armin Meiwes

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Grimm Love (original German title Rohtenburg, a pun on roh "raw" + Rotenburg) is a 2006 psychological horror film inspired by the Armin Meiwes cannibal murder case.

Keri Russell

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Keri Russell plays Katie Armstrong, an American student in Germany studying criminal psychology.
In 2007, Russell also completed roles in Grimm Love (titled Rohtenburg for its German release), in which she played Katie Armstrong, a graduate student who writes a thesis paper on an infamous cannibal murder case, and the thriller The Girl in the Park, opposite Sigourney Weaver, Kate Bosworth and Alessandro Nivola.

Thomas Kretschmann

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She chooses a notorious subject for her thesis: the cannibal killer Oliver Hartwin (played by Thomas Kretschmann).
The following year, Kretschmann began to win acclaim for his role in Butterfly: A Grimm Love Story (Rohtenburg in Germany).

London FrightFest Film Festival

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The film had its world premiere at London FrightFest Film Festival on 27 August 2006 under the title Grimm Love.
Simon Rumley, * Ils + short In the Place of the Dead, Grimm Love + Trailer Trash, The Lost, Sheitan,

Sitges Film Festival

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In October 2006, the film won four awards at the Festival de Cine de Sitges: Best Director, Best Actor (Thomas Kretschmann and Thomas Huber), and Best Cinematography.

Martin Weisz

He made his debut as a film director with the controversial 2006 film Rohtenburg (called Grimm Love in the United States), which is banned in some areas of Germany.

Rotenburg an der Fulda

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Grimm Love (original German title Rohtenburg, a pun on roh "raw" + Rotenburg) is a 2006 psychological horror film inspired by the Armin Meiwes cannibal murder case.

Psychological horror

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Grimm Love (original German title Rohtenburg, a pun on roh "raw" + Rotenburg) is a 2006 psychological horror film inspired by the Armin Meiwes cannibal murder case.

Human cannibalism

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Grimm Love (original German title Rohtenburg, a pun on roh "raw" + Rotenburg) is a 2006 psychological horror film inspired by the Armin Meiwes cannibal murder case.

Criminal psychology

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Keri Russell plays Katie Armstrong, an American student in Germany studying criminal psychology.

Igby Goes Down

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The producers also made Igby Goes Down.

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

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In July 2007, the film won Best Director and Best Actor (Thomas Kretschman and Thomas Huber) at the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.

Germany

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Rohtenburg was scheduled for release in Germany on 9 March 2006.

Federal Court of Justice

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In May 2009, the Federal Court of Justice annulled the ban in favor of freedom of arts.

Marco Weber (film producer)

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His 2005 production of Rohtenburg created a stir in Germany at first.