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Come Sweet Death (2000)

Komm, süsser Tod (original title)
Ex-detective Brenner wants to keep himself out of trouble but several murder cases and his ex-girlfriend Klara finally get him involved. But making decisions is not one his strengths.

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Wolf Haas (novel), Wolf Haas (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josef Hader ... Simon Brenner
Simon Schwarz ... Berti
Barbara Rudnik ... Klara
Michael Schönborn Michael Schönborn ... Junior
Bernd Michael Lade Bernd Michael Lade ... Gross
Nina Proll Nina Proll ... Angelika Lanz
Karl Markovics ... Jäger
Reinhard Nowak Reinhard Nowak ... Munz
Ingrid Burkhard ... Imbiss-Rosi
Gottfried Breitfuss Gottfried Breitfuss ... Kripomann
Georg Veitl Georg Veitl ... Assistent von Kripomann
Hermann Scheidleder Hermann Scheidleder ... Buttinger
Christian Weinberger Christian Weinberger ... Bazooka (as C.C. Weinberger)
Trude Ackermann Trude Ackermann ... Jägers Mutter
Ulli Fessl Ulli Fessl ... Sekretärin (as Ulli Fessl-Junek)
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Ex-detective Brenner wants to keep himself out of trouble but several murder cases and his ex-girlfriend Klara finally get him involved. But making decisions is not one his strengths. Written by Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at>

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 December 2000 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Come Sweet Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Author Wolf Haas appears in the epilogue as a new colleague of Brenner. See more »

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References High Noon (1952) See more »

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Great Austrian Cinema lives!
18 January 2001 | by eixiSee all my reviews

Despite the title, Austrian film is not going to die - it lives! and this film shows it again.

Being based on an excellent book, which also won the German Krimipreis 1999, it gives an great film, whereas the satire and sarcasm even gets better in the film. 100% black humour and 100% real, life can't be any more bizarre or funny as in this story of a former detective, now ambulance driver, trying to find the murderer of a nurse and later a fellow ambulance driver.

The cast contains some of the best Austrian comedy actors, especially actress Nina Proll shows once again her young talent. Karl Markovics acts best of all these people with the more serious and deep-minded character of the wheelchaired former angel of death.


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