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German Movie Night SPECIAL: Crime Scene Cleaner

The German Movie Night at OU presents the finest selection of contemporary films in German. The films engage in a variety of issues regarding German nationality, identity, and history as well as a wide range of genres from comedy to drama, from social commentary to parody. Attending the German Movie Night is a great way to expand knowledge of the German language and to obtain an insight into the challenges and opportunities of 20th and 21st century Germany.

Every movie is shown with English subtitles, so no German language skills are required! Bring your snacks, bring your friends, and join us for a fun evening at the Earl Dolive Theatre (2nd Floor Library).

This time, we have something special for you: The award-winning comedy television series “Der Tatortreiniger” (“The Crime Scene Cleaner”)! We will show 4 episodes, each lasting 30 minutes. You’re also welcome to drop by for only one or two episodes!

Bjarne Mädel stars as Heiko “Schotty” Schotte, a soccer and Maserati-loving high school dropout who turned his fascination with blood and death into his “my work begins where others pass in horror” livelihood. That is, he clears away the gore from scenes where murders, suicides, and accidents occurred, after the police and forensics teams are done. Whenever Schotty goes out on a job, he encounters someone — an author, a prostitute, a reality TV star — with a connection to the deceased…