Young police chief Sandra Mohr returns to her hometown of Graz with a bad feeling. Together with her new boss, Sascha Bergmann, she is tasked with solving the death of a journalist who was planning to write an article on abuse of office and nepotism.
The second film of the Alpine crime series introduces the unequal investigator duo Miriam Stein and Hary Prinz into the world of skiing: To clarify the murder of the Austrian national coach, the Graz investigators look behind the high-gloss facade, where through competition, intrigue and commerce the team spirit led to absurdity becomes.
The third case of the successful "Steirerkrimi-Reihe" takes Commissioner Sandra Mohrund and her boss Bergmann to the remote Muerz Valley, where they have to solve a strange death. During the investigation, the unequal duo uncovered the dark secrets of the Fürst family of entrepreneurs and their matriarch Pauline and learned that appearance and existence do not always match. With pointed dialogues and a dash of humor, "Steirerkreuz" offers exciting entertainment based on the novel of the same name by Claudia Rossbacher.
When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German filmmakers. Despite early setbacks, many of his films breakout at the most renowned films festivals and polarise audience, critics and filmmakers alike. His radical views and self-exploitation, as well as his longing for love, have made him one of the most fascinating film directors of this time.
Eltern mit Hindernissen
Based on the life of German toymaker Margarete Steiff, the movie shows her long way from a 10-year-old girl, confined to a wheelchair, to one of the first and most successful creators of toy stuffed animals.
A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Inge and Ludwig are full-time farmers in the Black Forest, with dairy cows and a dairy. Everything organic, all the highest quality. Despite the hard work, it is a fulfilling life. Would not it be the financial situation. As much as the two work, the debts devour them, the farm is endangered. Inge decides to look for a part-time job. When the opportunity arises to start with an escort service, she gets involved. And the plan works. But the relationship is put to the test when one of Inge's clients falls in love with her and the situation escalates.
Katrin can only dream of a happy family. Because the patchwork constellation with several involuntarily connected families puts their nerves to the test. To kitten the fragile relationship with her 14-year-old daughter Saskia, she has invited all family members to their confirmation. But Saskia has recently moved to her father and his new family, while the son of Katrins new partner Philipp has moved in with them and since then devastated Saskia's room and Katrins life. It is impossible to think of a harmonious everyday life, let alone a peaceful family celebration.
Der beste Papa der Welt
A thriller based on true events in Norway during the WW II. Tor Lindblom makes a fortune supplying the Nazis with everything from liquor and cigarettes to cement and steel. He also owns the Club Havana, a nightclub in Oslo frequented by the industrial elite of occupied Norway, Officers of the Wehrmacht and opportunistic hustle...
Everything could be so nice between Katrin and Philip, if it were not the love (patchwork) family! Philipp surprises Katrin with a marriage proposal. But the disappointment of her last marriage has not yet been overcome. And promptly, the events turn over. Julia, her ex-husband's new wife, moves in with her unasked and with children. Not only her pointed-tongued ex-mother-in-law Diana, but also Katrin's own mother Renate, come to help. When Philipp takes her by surprise with a spontaneous surprise wedding, Katrin bursts the collar. A marriage now seems a long way off.
Once upon a time in post-war Rome: 13-year old Aurora, a gifted pianist, is the daughter of Valerio, a brilliant conductor. After Aurora's mother died, Valerio hired Irene, a single mother of two girls, to run the household. To Aurora's regret he decides to marry Irene. One day, Aurora happens to meet the boys next door, Freddy and Sebastian, the sons of a wealthy Italo-Austrian family. Freddy is an easy-going chap, though sometimes a little bit arrogant. His brother Sebastian is kind and shy, with a great ability to listen to and understand people, which makes him win Aurora's heart.
Das Dorf des Schweigens
Fifteen-year-old Charlotte thinks her parents' relationship is perfect. It's all the more surprising for her when they get separated. Her parents' separation is her first lesson in life on how painful love can be. Charlotte has to move and go to a new school. Here she meets two boys, Sulzer and Carlo, who are best friends. While Sulzer is a shallow lady's man adored by girls, Carlo is his exact opposite. Their fateful meeting makes three inseparable friends out of them. But the question remains if love isn't hiding in the friendship of this trio...
The seedy underbelly of Vienna at night. Mercedes is a femme fatale from Mexico, newly arrived at the Vienna airport with her German boyfriend Rainer, where they have smuggled a kilo of cocaine through customs. Unfortunately for them, the city has just had a major drug crackdown, leaving them without buyers and money. Disgusted with Rainer, Mercedes ditches him and hooks up with Harry, a lonely and bored cab driver who agrees to help her find a buyer for the drugs so she can get some cash and go home. She offers Harry a deal he can't refuse. Is he just another pawn for Mercedes or will her promises help him achieve his hope and dreams? The story careens through the night streets of Vienna, following two amateurs navigating their way through the treacherous world of the drug trade. It's a mood piece with the backdrop of a stifling urban loneliness.
Light fiction writer Robert David has completed a novel. He is pleased with his first ambitious work - until one day the main character steps out of the book and disrupts his life.
18-year-old Stella lives with her mother Clarissa on a picturesque lodge in the South African bush. When Clarissa one day died in a tragic car accident, the young woman makes a surprising discovery: Obviously, her mother was not a South African, but the daughter of a rich industrial family from Austria. But why did she leave her homeland, change her name and even lied to her daughter over the years? To find out the truth, Stella travels to Styria.
Kristin turns 40. She is an attractive single woman who works in her profession, has a relationship with her boss and is somehow alone. Her best friend since childhood, Lenny, gives her a surprise suitcase for her birthday. For years, unclaimed suitcases are auctioned off at the airport without knowing the contents. Lenny bought one of these suitcases for Kristin. Of course Kristin is curious and finds in this suitcase, which must have belonged to a woman, a bundle of love letters. More and more she falls for these letters and the unknown who wrote them.
Martin and Katharina’s marriage is at stake because their six-year-old son, Tobias, is autistic. They become friends with the young couple that moves in next door and Tobias starts to gradually open up. His parents are very happy. But soon Martin discovers that the young couple has their own reasons for wanting to be near Tobias: they have a horrible plan.
Die Kraft, die Du mir gibst
Martin has not worked as a cook since the accidental death of his wife, with whom he ran a restaurant. The single father manages himself and his little daughter Katrin as a taxi driver. When the strict judge Annemarie withdrew his taxi license because of a minor offense, Martin had to hire himself out as Nikolaus at the Christmas market. The picky paragraph rider constantly runs into him. He would love to give her his opinion - instead the spark jumps over. It is well known that love goes through the stomach. But to do this, Martin would finally have to do what he does best: cook.
The Berghotel Edelweiss, located amidst a picture-book landscape, is a traditional family business. To meet growing demands, Max Höllerer takes out a loan to expand the property. Unfortunately, he has speculated. The bank sells the house, but secretly plans to make a large spa hotel out of it. The attractive Sarah Sand is scheduled on Höllerer to make him the post of managing director tasty.
Der Metzger muß nachsitzen
Taxi driver meets love,God,frendship,with bunch of great humor.
Not My Daughter
Randolph Tiefenthaler and his wife Rebecca have bought a beautiful 1920s house and move in with their children. The only condition for the sale was that the former owner's brother would be allowed to continue living in the basement.
A contract killer sees a chance to free himself from a tragic past.
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.
The pre-Christmas season is anything but contemplative for Lina, model and advertising jingle singer, and her best friend Nettie, who runs an event and partner agency: the two can hardly save themselves from second-class Christmas orders. And it's not for the first time that Lina and Nettie are preparing for lonely holidays. Nettie has long since given up hope of still finding the right one, and Lina's dream man Alex, a married doctor, has not yet separated from his wife.
Barbara Wood - Sturmjahre
A woman admitted in a mental health centre in order to overcome the death of her son decides to finish with her life. Her situation worries her husband and also her roomate, who is admitted in the centre although being in perfect mental situation.
Polly Adler - Eine Frau sieht rosa
Bis an die Grenze
The truth about the ailing state of the Haut-Rhin nuclear power plant in the tri-border region is to come to light - this is the goal of the assassin David Kollwein. He brings the power plant in his power and extorted policy and operating company. The German prosecutor Marie Hoffmann has only three hours to procure explosive information together with the French policeman Jean-Luc Laboetie and to prevent the meltdown in the reactor ...
Blond, half-long hair floats in a seepage pond. A well-to-do lady calls the police, and departmental inspector Franzi fishes out a scalp.
Liesl Karlstadt und Karl Valentin
In 1427, Lady Maria Van Arnstein is informed that her beloved husband Michel Van Arnstein was murdered in a battle against the Hussitas. However he was actually betrayed by his ambitious cousin Hettenhein that wants his lands and castle. The Pope's Great Inquisitor Janus Suppertour meets King König Sigismund and tells that he wants Maria for him.
Stories about citizens of a big city who encounter a variety of fates as a result of their difficulties in communicating with each other.
Die Erpressung - Ein teuflischer Pakt
Dinner for Two
Medcrimes – Nebenwirkung Mord
Erik/Erika Schinegger - the ski sensation that became media sensation. As Erika she was celebrated. As newly discovered Erik repudiated and accused of fraud. A true story about the injustice of nature, the taboo topics in Austria in the 1970s.
On her run-down farm, Ursula Kammler discovers her brother's body. The two have shared, lived and worked on the legacy of the Chiemsee. For years now, colleagues from white-collar crime have been filing a case over Joe Kammler's strange business practices, but they have not been able to prove anything to him. Sarah Beck, the murder victim's secretary, is helping Hattinger, the network of business relations to finally see through: The murdered seems to have made common cause with a dubious banker. Sarah's erotic charisma attracts the Commissioner visibly in his spell ...
The movie is about a nuclear desaster in the Czech nuclear power station Dukovany.
In the year 1968, the “Bockerer” has decided, after many attempts, to marry his long-time widowed housekeeper, Anna. Gustl, whom he as taken in like a son after the war, will open a butchery in the Czech small town Kostelec and invites the Bockerers to spend their wedding journey with him and his Elena. The “Prague Spring”, of which everywhere is talked so much about, promises a nice honeymoon, and their friend Hatzinger is taken along on the journey as well. Soon after their arrival, the Bockerer has to realize that “Communism with a human face” is still an idle wish.
The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Five former high school friends reunite for an evening of fun, remembrance and sadness in this Altmanesque portrait of female friendship. A look at how youthful idealism turns into adult pragmatism, and how one can fight such changes, from the director of Free Radicals.
Blood of the Losers
In the middle of century XII much of the European territory is ruled by the Holy Roman Empire and violence and cruelty are the order of the day. Several German regions are terrorized by a dangerous murderer who is dedicated to kill young girls. Therefore, Isanhart and Laurin, his faithful companion in arms, will travel from end to end of the old continent to hunt the ruthless criminal.
War and Peace is a 2007 Russian-French-Italian-German miniseries directed by Robert Dornhelm. It was broadcast in Belgium and in France in four parts during October and November 2007. It was inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novel War and Peace, which also is divided into four parts. The actors are of different nationalities.
Series written by Christiane Sadlo about writer and journalist under the pseudonym "Inga Lindström" and her family. Characterized by impressive landscapes, all of which are shot on location in Sweden. Series has no continuous storyline, and each episode is filled with new characters.
SOKO Donau is an Austrian television series.
SOKO Leipzig is a German police procedural television programme, a spin-off of the earlier German police programme SOKO 5113. It was first broadcast on 31 January 2001, on German television channel ZDF. On 12 November 2008, the first part of a two-part crossover between SOKO Leipzig and British police procedural The Bill was aired, with the same version being shown on both ZDF and British television channel ITV1.
A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on November 29, 1970. The opening sequence for the series has remained the same throughout the decades, which remains highly unusual for any such long-running TV series up to date.
Each of the regional TV channels which together form ARD, plus ORF and SF, produces its own episodes, starring its own police inspector, some of which, like the discontinued Schimanski, have become cultural icons.
The show appears on DasErste and ORF 2 on Sundays at 8:15 p.m. and currently about 30 episodes are made per year. As of March 2013, 865 episodes in total have been produced.
Tatort is currently being broadcast in the United States on the MHz Worldview channel under the name Scene of the Crime.
SOKO Kitzbühel is an Austrian television series produced by ORF and ZDF. It is a spin-off of the German crime series SOKO 5113. It is set in the renowned Tyrolean tourist centre of Kitzbühel. The production company "beo-Film" has produced the show since 2001. The German abbreviation SOKO stands for Sonderkommission, "special commission", a task force with specific duties.
First Police Chief Inspector Vera Lanz, a Munich police detective, attempts to balance her professional and private life.
With Germany, Switzerland and Austria sharing its shores, Lake Constance has stories to tell. German homicide inspector Micha Oberländer and his Austrian partner Hannah Zeiler try to discover its secrets and have a few of their own.
The doctor Susanne, who is on the lake Wörthersee, around Max zu Practice to see for his months in Ausland. Max ’Großmutter Hilde has completed a heart attack and Max has improved.
After his handler is killed, police dog Rex teams up with recently-divorced inspector Richard Moser to investigate crimes and solve mysteries on the streets of Vienna. And they sometimes get help from their two-legged friend, Inspector Stockinger.
Der Kriminalist is a German television series produced by Monaco Film Hamburg, subsidiary of Odeon Film.
Directors during the first season were Sherry Hormann and Torsten C. Fischer, during the second: Thomas Jahn, Jobst Oetzmann and Torsten C. Fischer.
Unter anderen Umständen
Der letzte Zeuge
The criminal psychologist Richard Brock teaches at the University of Vienna. He used to work as a psychologist until his wife took her own life and he lost his license on suspicion of incorrect treatment. In the meantime he has developed a reputation as a particularly good interrogation specialist and is therefore called in by the police in special cases.
Der Kapitän is a German television series.
Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall is an Austrian crime television series, first aired on the Austrian television channel "ORF eins" in 2005. The show also aired in Switzerland on "SF1", in Germany on RTL Crime and on the Franco-German TV network "arte" - dubbed in French.
The sending-rights were sold to Slovenia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Ukranie and Russia.
Die Toten von Salzburg
Through globalization, many countries have been opened and barriers removed to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. However, this openness has given opportunities to criminals looking to exploit the system and ultimately threaten our global safety. As Europe has become a "safe house" for criminals eluding law enforcers, a special kind of law enforcement team is needed to handle specific ongoing crimes on a global level. "Crossing Lines" is the story of one such team, made up of five international cops, headed by Captain Daniel. The team - comprised of individuals who have little in common - must learn to live and work under the most dangerous and potentially deadly conditions. Housed in an unused storage section underneath the ICC, this mismatched team faces bureaucratic, jurisdictional and cultural obstacles while traversing continents in pursuit of justice.