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Life Eternal (2015)

Das ewige Leben (original title)
Former cop Brenner has to return to his home town where he gets involved in a tragic story between his old friends.

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Josef Hader (screenplay), Wolfgang Murnberger (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Josef Hader ... Brenner
Tobias Moretti ... Aschenbrenner
Nora von Waldstätten ... Dr. Irrsiegler
Roland Düringer Roland Düringer ... Köck
Christopher Schärf ... Heinz
Margarete Tiesel ... Maritschi
Johannes Silberschneider ... Nachbar
Hary Prinz ... Pichler
Sasa Barbul Sasa Barbul ... Pinto
Monika Klengel Monika Klengel ... Sekretärin PVA
Gabriela Hiti Gabriela Hiti ... Schwester Corina
Stefan Suske Stefan Suske ... Dr. Paumann
Thomas Stipsits Thomas Stipsits ... Polizist
Carmen Loley Carmen Loley ... Polizistin
Thomas Frank Thomas Frank ... Pfleger Thomas
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Brenner returns to Graz, the city where he grew up. When confronted with his old friends, his former girlfriend and the major sin he committed when he was young, murders and a fateful gunshot to the head result. After Brenner comes out of a coma, he begins to search for the person who tried to kill him - however, everybody claims that he himself is responsible. In the beginning Brenner was at the end of his rope, but he could face a new beginning in the end. Written by Austrian Films

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Jetzt ist schon wieder was passiert... (Now something has happened again...)

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Quotes

Nachbar: Des is owa jetzt a blede G'schicht.
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Connections

Follows Silentium (2004) See more »

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When I Was Young
Performed by Eric Burdon and The Animals
Written by Eric Burdon, Barry Jenkins, John Weider, Vic Briggs and Danny McCulloch
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Very dry Austrian crime thriller
1 February 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

With more than one touch of drama floating your way. Superbly acted, with mysteries that cry to be solved and no easy answers to bail you or the movie out. Characters rich with little ticks and issues they have to deal with. With a past that is still haunting the present. But all in its good time.

The Austrians are more known for their weird sense of humor when it comes to films and this movie does not disappoint in that respect either. But it's more dry and more slow paced than other movies. If you can handle that and expect it, you'll be enjoying this. Trying to keep up and anticipating what is going to come next can be fun ... and it is in this instance


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Release Date:

5 March 2015 (Austria) See more »

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