Mordsfreunde (Friends Till Death)

Oliver von Bodenstein (Tim Bergmann) and his colleague Pia Kirchhoff (Felicitas Woll) are called to an unusual crime scene: zookeepers have found parts of a corpse in various enclosures of the Opel-Zoo in Kronberg. The police investigations reveal that it is the dismembered corpse of Hans-Ulrich Pauly (Guido Broscheit), a secondary school teacher who was very well liked by his pupils. But the militant eco-activist also had many enemies, numerous of them among the Taunus-elite…

 

 

FACTS

  • Genre: Crime (Adaption of bestselling crime series)
  • Writer (novel): Nele Neuhaus
  • Writer (screenplay): Julie Fellmann & Anna Tebbe
  • Director: Marcus O. Rosenmüller
  • DoP: Stefan Spreer
  • Cast: Tim Bergmann, Felicitas Woll, Kai Scheve, Michael Schenk, Peter Davor, Jana Klinge, Edin Hasanovic, Merlin Rose, Wilson Gonzalez Ochsenknecht, Maximiliane Bauer, Petra Kleinert, Michael Brandner, Thomas Huber, Susanne Schäfer, Julika Jenkins, Anke Sevenich, Lara Mandoki, Guido Broscheit, Mimi Fiedler, and many more
  • TV premiere on the ZDF channel: 20th October 2014 (TV rating: 19,3 %, 6.25 million spectators)

 

FACTS ON THE CRIME NOVEL SERIES

  • Publisher: Ullstein/List
  • More than 6 million sold copies in Germany
  • All 7 parts were registered in the bestseller register (Spiegel magazine)
  • Snow White Must Die: the best sold fiction paperback for 8 weeks (Amazon)
  • Sold in 25 countries worldwide
  • Snow White Must Die: Gold Edition because of 1 million sold copies