To save his town Braunschlag from bankruptcy, the mayor decides to fake a Marian apparition. This black-humored farce revolves around greed, corruption, churchianity and alcohol.
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Series cast summary:
...  Gerri Tschach 8 episodes, 2012
Maria Hofstätter ...  Herta Tschach 8 episodes, 2012
...  Richard Pfeisinger 8 episodes, 2012
Nina Proll ...  Elfi Pfeisinger 8 episodes, 2012
Manuel Rubey ...  Banyardi 8 episodes, 2012
Adina Vetter ...  Silke 8 episodes, 2012
...  Babs Tschach 8 episodes, 2012
...  Ronnie 8 episodes, 2012
...  Katzlbrunner 8 episodes, 2012
Raimund Wallisch ...  Reinhard Matussek 8 episodes, 2012
Branko Samarovski ...  Feist sen. 8 episodes, 2012
Thomas Stipsits ...  Feist jr. 8 episodes, 2012
Stefanie Reinsperger ...  Polizistin Gerti 8 episodes, 2012
Erol Nowak ...  Polizist Hannes 8 episodes, 2012
Gabriela Schmoll ...  Mutter Tschach 8 episodes, 2012
Libgart Schwarz ...  Frau Berner / ... 7 episodes, 2012
David Miesmer ...  Kevin 6 episodes, 2012
Johannes Thanheiser ...  Alter Matussek 5 episodes, 2012
...  Pfarrer 5 episodes, 2012
Inge Maux ...  Mutter Herta 4 episodes, 2012
Ronald Seboth ...  Russe 4 episodes, 2012
Martina Spitzer ...  Mucki 4 episodes, 2012
...  Herr Berner 3 episodes, 2012
...  Praschak 3 episodes, 2012
Michael Thomas ...  Leo 3 episodes, 2012
Ruth Brauer ...  Gertrude 2 episodes, 2012
...  Kortner 2 episodes, 2012
...  Stefan Apfelthaler 2 episodes, 2012
Klaus Rott ...  Kripobeamter 2 episodes, 2012
Bibiane Zeller ...  Tante Cornelia 2 episodes, 2012
André Pohl ...  Sanftmütiger Mann 2 episodes, 2012
...  Gitti Kainz 2 episodes, 2012
Christa Urbanek ...  Greisslerin 2 episodes, 2012
...  Arzt 2 episodes, 2012
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The market town Braunschlag, on the outskirts of Austria close to the Czech Republic is bankrupt. The mayor, under pressure form Russian mafia creditors and state government has an idea after a night of too much alcohol in shabby town-disco: Only a miracle can rescue his position of mayor and his towns fate - they just have to convince the local UFO-nut that he has had a Marian apparition, and the influx of pilgrims will fill their bank accounts.

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Austria: absurd & awesome all the way!
9 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

Awesome series from Austria! Great acting/cast, well written & beautifully absurd drama & dark comedy mix.

The plot takes some bizarre turns, yet it stays reasonable... or, to be more precise, whatever might seem reasonable in such a small, set back town (village?!) like Braunschlag. And all the strange characters that happen to be part of the towns' community.

Since I am a native German speaker I can't tell if Braunschlag delivers the same good in a subtitled version. But if you've ever found yourself enjoying subtitled movies from, well, mid Europe, you should definitely give Braunschlag a try.


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