script: Rainer Nikowitz & Veronika Franz, based on the novel by Rainer Nikowitz


In Wulzendorf in Lower Austria everything is still right with the world. Nonetheless, having successfully escaped the nest and experienced years of independence, Suchanek is reluctant to spend several days looking after his parents’ house. But he has no choice. And there are consequences. On the very first night Suchanek witnesses an arson attack. With a fatality. At the funfair the grilled chickens rotate, the village gossip goes rampant and the noose tightens around Suchanek’s neck. A satirical crime film based on Rainer Nikowitz’s bestseller Carnival.