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Wixxer, Der

Wixxer, Der
Scene from "Der Wixxer" (photo © Falcom Media Group AG/Rat Pack Filmproduktion)

Deep in the woods around London lies the mysterious Black White Castle, one of the oldest castles in Great Britain and the very last building in black & white. Forgotten about by the colorful world, the powerful ruler and crook Earl of Cockwood continues to go about his evil doings almost unnoticed in this scary area – if it weren’t for Doris and Dieter Dubinsky from Bitterfeld. The married couple from Saxony got lost in the woods and become the subject of lots of horrible things: not only are they chased by a mean dog, but they are also witnesses to a cold-blooded murder. An ominous delivery truck runs over the monk with the whip. The viewers suspect it even before Scotland Yard appears on the scene: Der Wixxer is at it again!

This all sounds totally scary and unbelievably complicated – and it is.

But still it can all be quickly explained: Chief Inspector Even Longer and his new colleague Long are looking for the legendary Wixxer, who not only has Long’s colleague Rather Short, but also a whole pack of underworld gangsters on his conscience. They’ve got their eye on the Earl of Cockwood, who not only breeds pugs at his castle, but also has a profitable business going on with Girl Groups.
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2004
Director Tobi Baumann
Screenplay Oliver Kalkofe, Oliver Welke, Bastian Pastewka
Cinematography Gerhard Schirlo
Marco Pav D'Auria
Andreas Grimm
Matthias Muesse
Cast Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Tanja Wenzel, Anke Engelke, Olli Dittrich, Thomas Heinze, Thomas Fritsch, Wolfgang Voelz
Producers Anita Schneider, Christian Becker, David Groenewold, Stefan Gärtner, Franz Krauss, Andreas Fallscheer
Production Company Rat Pack Filmproduktion
Runtime 86 min
Format 35 mm, color, b&w
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SRD
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg
German Distributor Falcom Media Group/Zurich

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