The Cremator (1969)
The Cremator (1969) is a Czechoslovakian horror film directed by Juraj Herz. The film follows the story of a cremator, Karel Kopfrkingl, who is obsessed with death and the afterlife. He believes that by cremating the dead, he can help them reach a higher plane of existence.
The film is filled with sexual moments, both subtle and overt. One of the most obvious is the scene in which Kopfrkingl seduces a young woman, who is later revealed to be his daughter. This scene is filled with sexual tension and is a clear indication of Kopfrkingl's obsession with death and the afterlife.
Another sexual moment in the film is when Kopfrkingl is seen in a bathtub with a naked woman. This scene is meant to show Kopfrkingl's obsession with death and his desire to be close to the dead. This scene is also filled with sexual tension and is a clear indication of Kopfrkingl's obsession with death and the afterlife.
The Cremator is a horror film that is filled with sexual moments. These moments are meant to show Kopfrkingl's obsession with death and the afterlife and his desire to be close to the dead. The film is a classic example of how sex and death can be intertwined in a horror film.
During the opening credits what appears to be a montage of torn photos of arms, legs and torsos of nude women flashes quickly.
A group of people attend a fair or circus sideshow which shows (supposedly) wax figures of people who have been murdered. A couple of women figures have torn clothes with breasts exposed.
Also in the side show a topless woman is sitting in a wooden tub as a fully clothed man washes her back. The man and women act as if they are mechanical.
The main character visits an art gallery where he views artistic photos and paintings of nude women
The main character stares at a cleaning woman's rear as she is cleaning the floor. He reaches out to touch her and she reacts angrily
The main character visits a brothel. Several women, some fully clothed and some in nighties smile at him seductively in the main lobby.
At a large formal cocktail party, two men have a conversation. In the background several people can be seen laughing, dancing and kissing. A man is shown putting the back of his hand on a woman's breasts outside of her dress. She moves his hand away. Two men are seen laughing and pulling the top of a woman's strapless dress down revealing her bra as she laughs and pretends to slap at them.
At the same party a woman quickly flashes her breasts. A man fondles another woman's breasts through her dress as she stares off in a disinterested manner. There is also a close up camera shot of a man's fingers caressing a woman's cleavage above the top of her dress. A another man sneaks up behind a woman and grabs her breasts through her dress. The woman laughs and the two of them run out of camera frame. These are all shown as a rapid montage.
The main character looks quickly at several polaroid photos of nude women.(prostitutes?)
The main character and another man are in a brothel. They are talking in a hallway while a prostitute topless with garter and panties is reflected in a mirror as she adjusts the bed covers and pillows. Another prostitute is seen in the room across the hall wearing panties and bra. Very brief scene.