BONE MAN, THE
The third adaptation of the popular novels by Wolf Haas (following COME SWEET DEATH and SILENTIUM, which screened in AFI Silver's 2007 AFI European Union Film Showcase) from director Wolfgang Murnberger and star Josef Hader is the most thrilling — and funniest — yet. On the trail of a deadbeat car owner, Viennese odd jobber/detective Hader takes up lodging in an Alpine village where a local restaurant proprietor may be cooking up more than just his specialty chicken. DIR/SCR Wolfgang Murnberger; SCR Josef Hader, Wolf Haas, from his novel; PROD Danny Krausz, Kurt Stocker. Austria, 2009, color, 117 min. In German and Russian with English subtitles. NOT RATED
AFI Member passes accepted.