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The Bone Man (2009)
"Der Knochenmann" (original title)

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Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josef Hader ...
Josef Bierbichler ...
Löschenkohl
Birgit Minichmayr ...
Birgit
Christoph Luser ...
Porsche Pauli
Pia Hierzegger ...
Herr Alexandra Horvath
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Valeria
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Evgenjev
...
Igor
Edita Malovcic ...
Anna
Gerti Drassl ...
Junge Frau mit Kind
Oliver Stern ...
Polizeikommandant
Petr Meissel ...
Slowakischer Polizist
Kathrin Resetarits ...
Kellnerin
Christian Pogats ...
Sänger / Play Boys
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Storyline

Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal.

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Brenner ist verliebt... (Brenner is in love...)

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Release Date:

6 March 2009 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

The Bone Man  »

Box Office

Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Like in the previous Films based on his novels, author Wolf Haas has a small cameo. Unlike before not in person, but a photo of him is shown on the back cover of a nonfiction book about gender reassignment. See more »

Goofs

EU passport holders need no visa to enter Austria. The bordello owner in Bratislava paid a Slovakian policeman for getting a visa in his Ukranian passport. He speaks Russian, drives a Russian car and holds a Ukrainian passport. So he needs a visa if he doesn't want any trouble crossing the Slovakian-Austrian border. See more »

Crazy Credits

Included to the declaration that no animal had been harmed during production of the film, the audience is further informed, that no human flesh was really consumed. See more »

Connections

Featured in Willkommen Österreich: Episode #1.63 (2009) See more »

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Skandal im Sperrbezirk
Composed by Günther Sigl
1981
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Not bad
22 April 2010 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

Nice thriller for your movie nights. It has high class acting above all, especially of the lead role and some very convincing moments, pretty scary. Movie has a problem with very long shots and too trivial dialogs. Movie plot has been made in a completely tense rhythm but then we have slow pace dialog scenes where characters are telling YES or NO for several times. I am not sure if this is the nature of the language or local dialect in that particular part of Austria, but when reading the foreign subtitles that looks pretty dull. I might go and try to find some other films of the main lead cause I think he is pretty good. All in all, I would recommend this film.


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