Latest Cannibal Stories

2009-05-27 22:45:09

A 2006 movie loosely based on the real story of convicted killer and cannibal Armin Meiwes can be released in German theaters, a court in Karlsruhe ruled. The film, starring Thomas Kretschmann and Keri Russell, was released internationally under the title Grimm Love, but was banned in Germany after

2008-08-05 12:00:33

Los Angeles-based metal quartet Static-X have just announced the release of their first full-length live concert DVD, entitled Cannibal Killers Live, which will be released by Reprise Records on October 7th, 2008.

2006-05-09 08:40:33

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German court on Tuesday handed down a life sentence for murder to Armin Meiwes, the German cannibal jailed for killing a man and feeding on his flesh, overturning a previous manslaughter conviction.

2006-05-03 13:51:48

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors at the retrial of a German cannibal, jailed for eight years for killing a man and eating his flesh, said on Wednesday he should be jailed for life.

2006-03-03 06:51:15

BERLIN (Reuters) - A court ruled on Friday that a film that closely mirrors the true story of a German man who killed and ate a willing victim cannot be shown in Germany because it violates the rights of the real-life cannibal.

2006-02-28 15:41:03

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - A real-life German cannibal who ate a willing victim is being immortalized on the big screen, like the fictional Hannibal Lecter, despite his legal bid to block the movie version of his gruesome crime.

2006-01-12 06:29:06

By Philip Blenkinsop FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German cannibal was led handcuffed into court on Thursday for a retrial to determine whether killing a man who wanted to be eaten amounts to murder.

2006-01-11 05:54:23

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - A German man who killed and ate a willing victim faces the prospect of a stiffer sentence at a retrial starting on Thursday for a crime that continues to horrify and enthral.

2006-01-10 06:10:24

By Scott Roxborough COLOGNE, Germany (Hollywood Reporter) - A German cannibal is taking legal action to stop the release of the horror film "Butterfly: A Grimm Love Story," which he claims is based on his life.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.