A man who accused a catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself.
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When Georg loses his job, he conceals the fact from his younger wife Johanna, who wants a child with him. Instead, he embarks upon a campaign of revenge against his former boss and begins to renovate a roller-coaster with an old school friend.
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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
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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