Year: 2012
Run-Time: 8 x 45 min.

Directed by David Schalko
Written by David Schalko

Superfilm for ORF
Available worldwide

Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (SUB TITLE) , German (SUB TITLE)
Format: 16:9
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Braunschlag is a more or less idyllic place in Austria, whose inhabitants are a league of their own. Among others there's a former beauty queen, a UFO landing site operator, a pair of weird doctors and the governor's nephew. Gerhard Tschach, mayor of Braunschlag, has a problem. After several failed business ventures, his town is bankrupt. This is why he and his best friend, club-owner Richard Pfeisinger, decide to fake a Martian apparition, to make tourists flood the ailing town and to aim for financial recovery. Braunschlag starts to flourish, but the two hard-drinking men soon lose control. Somewhere between the locals' delusions, pressure from the state capital, intractable marital problems and the Vatican, the situation escalates - and the miracle of Braunschlag quickly turns into a disaster.

Awards: Romy (Fernsehpreis) 2013: Romy Awards Awards: Romy (Fernsehpreis) 2013: Romy Awards

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