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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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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)


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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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



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


Followed by Der Knochenmann (2009) See more »

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High quality murder mystery with outstanding Josef Hader
12 June 2005 | by MarkusBussmannSee all my reviews

Can you understand Austrians? Can you understand Germans? Well, I'm a German and I have problems to understand the Vienna dialect presented in this great murder mystery. But reading the subtitles you hopefully understand the all black humor behind it and the joy the actors take from it. And it's such a terribly suspenseful storyline! Well, I did not only laugh out loud many times, I really learned something of my neighbor country which I usually perceive to be so similar to us Germans, but indeed now I better understand that there are not only small differences, they are really originals themselves and this was a great lesson to learn.

Next to great actors I would like to point out that "Sofa Surfers" provided an extremely useful soundtrack to increase the suspense. This cooperation was used again for the new movie Silentium, the new murder mystery written by author Wolf Haas. This one is even darker than "Komm,süsser Tod" (translates something like "Come, sweet death" -J.S. Bach Choral) and I would warn the audience if they have problems to deal with the realism in this one already - it may not be a lot of fun for you then....it might be your next nightmare!

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