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Otto; or, Up with Dead People
Year: 2008
CC: Yes
Language: English
Director(s): Bruce LaBruce
Actors: Jey Crisfar, marcel schlutt, Katharina Klewinghaus

Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis. He wanders the streets of the city, never sleeping, until one day he auditions for a zombie film. The director, an eccentric bohemian, begins making a film about Otto, while simultaneously shooting a film about a gay zombie revolt against consumerist society. As the final, orgiastic scene of the film is being shot, Otto struggles to access the human emotions buried beneath his zombie exterior. Director Bruce LaBruce toys with genre conventions, combining different media, including a humorous film-within-the-film, while creating a new, sexy, hyperpoliticized zombie mythology.