“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” (El cadáver de Anna Fritz) is a Spanish thriller film released in 2015, directed by Hèctor Hernández Vicens. The film revolves around the corpse of a famous actress named Anna Fritz, who has recently died. After her body is taken to a morgue, a hospital worker named Pau, played by Albert Carbó, decides to sneak into the morgue to see Anna's body. He is joined by his friends Javi, played by Bernat Saumell, and Ivan, played by Cristian Valencia. However, things take a dark turn when they discover that Anna is not quite dead, and Pau becomes increasingly obsessed with her.
“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” is a dark and disturbing film that explores themes of obsession and morality. The film is tense and suspenseful, with a claustrophobic atmosphere that is heightened by the confined setting of the morgue. The performances are strong, particularly by Albert Carbó as the hospital worker who becomes obsessed with Anna Fritz. The film has been praised for its gritty realism and unflinching portrayal of violence, although some viewers may find the subject matter too disturbing.
“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” has been recognized at several film festivals. It won the Best Director award at the 2015 Malaga Film Festival and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sitges Film Festival.
“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” is a relatively unknown film that has gained a cult following among fans of horror and thriller cinema. It has been praised for its intense atmosphere and strong performances, although some viewers may find the subject matter too disturbing. The film's graphic violence and sexual content have also been the subject of controversy. Despite its limited release, “The Corpse of Anna Fritz” has received critical acclaim and is considered a noteworthy entry in Spanish horror cinema.
|Directed by||Hèctor Hernández Vicens,|
|Written by||Hèctor Hernández Vicens Isaac P. Creus|
|Edited by||Alberto Bernad|
|Music by||Tolo Prats|
|Release date||15 March 2015 (SXSW)|
|Running time||76 minutes|