“Brace yourself . . . this one’s a jaw-dropper!”
— Frank Henenlotter, director of BASKET CASE
A new 4K restoration by AGFA + Something Weird from the 35mm internegative!
THE CURIOUS DR. HUMPP isn’t a movie -- it’s a rite of passage. Easily one of the most brainbreaking sensory overloads in exploitation history, the story follows Dr. Humpp and his army of grotesque monsters as they kidnap couples and drain their “blood forces of sex” to keep the doctor eternally young. Directed by the prolific Emilio Vieyra in Argentina, this movie combines artful gothic horror with unhinged sex, comic book pulp, and a talking brain in a jar. Plus a monster who plays the guitar. Basically, this is what might have happened if Mario Bava collaborated with Doris Wishman after an acid binge.
Note: AGFA also offers a DCP of LA VENGANZA DEL SEXO -- Vieyra’s original “horror” cut of THE CURIOUS DR. HUMPP in its original Spanish language.