United Kingdom: November 13 2009
United States: December 30 2009
Ranking: 6,984 out of 15,992 movies (up 1992)
In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions?