Cold Hell

by Stefan Ruzowitzky

Vienna. A young woman witnesses a brutal murder. The offender seems to be a crazed serial killer, inspired by Islam. A life-and-death struggle ensues...

Özge is a young Turkish-born taxi driver, who attends evening classes and is also an ambitious Thai-boxer. She rarely speaks and trains hard. One day she witnesses an extremely brutal murder. The suspect is an insane serial killer, inspired by Islam. And he is convinced that Özge has seen him. A life-and-death struggle ensues.In his job as a police officer, Christian Steiner often has contact with people from immigrant backgrounds. Some years ago his wife left him, taking their child with her. Since then Steiner has been living with his father and cares for him as best he can. Steiner finds it very difficult to trust other people, especially women.

Genre / Language / Length
Thriller / English / 92 minutes
Original title
Die Hölle
directed by
Stefan Ruzowitzky (THE COUNTERFEITERS)
produced by
Allegro Film in co-production with The Amazing Film Company
  • Violetta Schurawlow (HEAD FULL OF HONEY)
  • Tobias Moretti (THE DARK VALLEY)
  • Sammy Sheik (AMERICAN SNIPER)
  • Friedrich von Thun (SCHINDLER'S LIST)
  • Robert Palfrader

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Powerful genre cinema. Intoxicating.