The whole film is one long staged sexual scene after the other.
One such moment involves a plant growing out of her reproductive organs in her hospital bed.
The love scenes between the two are strikingly shot, brutal in their honesty and passion, unfolding within a natural narrative.
Tom Tykwer offers us a visually stunning window into the mid of a serial killer.
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This mood hangs over so much of their filmmaking, that when exploring noted moments within this history, it is impossible to ignore the heavy weights that exist here.
The costumes and makeup of Brooks adds in large part to this overtly sexual mood; thick black lipstick and that iconic short bob.