Der Fan (1982)

A krautrock-infused shocker about a young woman whose obsession with an electro-pop artist descends into madness.

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  • Trance Alternative
  • Blood Groupie Alternative

Introduction

Originally released in the UK as Trance, Eckhart Schmidt’s Krautrock-infused shocker tells the story of Simone, a young woman whose obsession with her favourite electro-pop artist ‘R’ descends into madness.

A potent mix of heady psychosexual thrills and icy new wave aesthetics, this perverse study in deadly desire stands as one of the most criminally overlooked Euro-horrors of the period.

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