SassyFlix | Of Freaks and Men

Of Freaks and Men

  • NR
  • 1998-05-20
  • 01:33:00
6/ 10
36 votes

Comedy, Drama, History

The atmosphere of the film Of Freaks and Men is truly unique: for its historical reconstruction, the elegant two-tone sepia photo, by the quality of the actors, the minimalist sophistication, and the great story telling. It’s a story about exploitation, on physical freaks, and especially on the soul freaks.It is bizarre, funny as hell, and very consistent. So, here it is.  In all its weird glory. in two sepia tones, with beautiful round, sexy, fleshy women’s arses, and with all the violence that must surround the good sex.

In the beginning of the twentieth century, two seemingly prosperous families become associated with the mysterious Johann, the owner of a photo studio, in the basement of which a certain photographic theater honouring the Marquise de Sade was created. Photographic postcards are produced with the humbled nakedness of the human body, causing lust and gloating triumph of power. Johann has the look of a photographer who knows how to see angel curls and a sweet smile in a girl, and the same look that corrupts the body, the look of a pornographer. Over and over again, Johann destroys the well-being of families and turns ordinary people into freaks, seized with vice.