Mick Garris on

Tenderness of the Wolves

Released 1977
Distributor Monument Films

The notorious German killer known as both The Butcher and the Vampire of Hanover was guillotined in 1925 for the murders of young men and boys between 1918 and 1925. His gruesome exploits inspired three films including Fritz Lang’s M and 1995’s The Deathmaker as well as this uncomfortable Uli Lommel creepfest which was pretty much relegated to US arthouses.”This is the original German trailer. NSFW.

About Mick Garris

Mick Garris produced and directed a segment for Nightmare Cinema, the spine-tingling horror event of the summer. Previously, Mick created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself.  Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link! Mick’s recent books “Snow Shadows,” “Tyler’s Third Act,” “Ugly” and “SALOME” are now out from Cemetery Dance. Mick also executive produced Unbroken for Universal Pictures, based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing