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The Cremator (Spalovac mrtvol) (Country: Czechoslovakia; Year: 1968; Director: Juraj Herz; Writer: Ladislav Fuks, Juraj Herz; Stars: Rudolf Hrusinsky, Vlasta Chramostova, Jana Stehnova, Milos Vognic, Jiri Menzel, Ilja Prachar)
A family man, with a passion for prostitutes and cleanliness, sees the Nazi party as the salvation of the world.
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