Angst

Synopsis: A man is released from prison after serving ten years for murdering an elderly woman. He quickly begins to feel the compulsion to kill again. After failing to murder a cab driver, he flees and discovers a secluded rural home, where a young woman lives with her sick mother and disabled brother. He then begins to take out his sadistic pleasures on them, attempting to hold them hostage, while thinking of his troubled childhood with his abusive mother and grandmother...
 
IMDB:
7.5
NOT RATED
Year:
1983
87 min
6 Views

Yes?

I'm shooting now.

He hides...

and comes back to the crime scene at 2.00 AM...

where he is arrested by the police.

He is carrying the following items...

a gun with 18 bullets...

a roll of tape...

a cable...

a shoelace...

a female stocking...

a magnifier.

He does not know how many times he shot.

He can barely remember the murder.

He has no motive.

He does not know the victim.

He denies having planned a robbery.

The court assigns a psychiatrist...

to check his state of mind.

He is writing the following letter

to the psychiatrist:

I can not say why I went into this house.

I don't know why I said

"I'm shooting now" to this woman.

I had no plan and also no motive.

What's in the newspapers is incorrect.

I only had this feeling, something has to happen.

I regret what I've done.

I'm asking you and the court to help me.

The psychiatrist

states in his best knowledge...

that there can not be a murder

without a motive.

He declares the accused certifiably sane

and fully in charge of the act.

As a result the court rejects

sending the accused to a psychiatrist...

and sentences him with murder,

housebreaking, material damage...

and on weapon possession

to 10 years prison.

The court is of the opinion

that the accused had planned a robbery...

but now denies it...

pretending sadism is a mental insanity...

in order to escape a prison penalty.

As he can not convince...

because in his statement of his actions...

clearly indicates...

that in his early youth

he started a life of crime.

He was born in 1950.

The mother separates from the Father

because he is a drinker and rioter.

The child grows up at his grandmothers place.

She is embarrassed for her grandchild

because he was born a bastard.

He does well at elementary school.

By a teacher he is judged to be dishonest.

As he has been caught for burglary.

He shall be a priest.

The grandmother sent him to a monastery.

When he is caught...

attacking animals with a knife...

he has to leave the monastery.

After this he is sent to his mother.

The stepfather takes control

over the education...

and, in consent with the mother

he chastises the boy physically.

At the age of 14

he met the then 45-year-old Anne Marie.

She uses him

to satisfy her masochistic appetite.

He has to tie her

and then beat and whip her all over.

Slowly he finds pleasure in this.

He feels desire to torture his

mother and other women like this.

But first he captures animals.

He tortures them...

and enjoys it...

when they squirm and squeal loudly.

The mother is worried that

her son could be lethal against her.

In fact...

during a dispute with no apparent reason

he inflicts her with several knife wounds.

He tells his mother, lying in blood,

she has to die now.

Without a passport he escapes to Paris...

where he gets arrested

and deported by the police.

This is the first time he admits his

sadistic orientation to the examining doctor.

However, the doctor fails to recognize the situation.

He thinks, that sadism does not exclude sanity.

For attempted murder,

he is sentenced to prison for 4 years.

Free again...

one night in the town park he grabs a swan...

cuts off his head...

and drinks his blood.

This is the only incident...

he never got caught for.

Other than that, he is seven times sentenced

to smaller prison terms during the next 2 years.

He meets Susie F.

She earns her living privately as a prostitute.

She receives various tortures...

but without having real pleasure.

He secretly watches her

with her customers.

She did not recognize his mental illness.

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