German Stefan S. has been sentenced to life for killing a female colleague after stalking her. However, we never see his face in this film, where the footage of his voice is synchronised with a puppet brought to life by two puppeteers. ‘Anamnesis’ elevates the notorious true crime genre to a serious artistic and psychological level. With a truly eerie puppet as its expressionistic protagonist, the film invites us to reflect on basic concepts such as guilt and punishment, free will and freedom. A documentary horror film shot in broad daylight.