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Empire Oktoberfest

 
Title: Empire Oktoberfest
Original title: Oktoberfest
Format: 6 x one hour, HD
Starring: Mišel Maticevic
Martina Gedeck (THE LIVES OF OTHERS)
Klaus Steinbacher
Maximilian Brückner (WAR HORSE, CHERRY BLOSSOMS - HANAMI)
Mercedes Mueller
Brigitte Hobmeier
Markus Krojer
Martin Feifel
Francis Fulton-Smith
Directed by: Hannu Salonen
Produced by: Zeitsprung Pictures in cooperation with Violet Pictures in co-production with BR, ARD Degeto, WDR and MDR for Das Erste

Empire Oktoberfest

1900. Munich's Oktoberfest. A traditional annual celebration of the long-since-faded Bavarian royalty. After already running for nearly a century, it is a major source of income – especially for the city's brewery bosses. Many are reliant on the profits made from selling beer at the Oktoberfest, as is the small family brewery headed by Ignaz and Maria Hoflinger. When Curt Prank, a new player, comes to town, his ruthless acquisition methods upset the balance of power. Resisting his shadowy buy-out, Maria soon pays a bloody price for sticking to her guns. The thirst for revenge leads to a devastating and vicious war breaking out among Munich's beer mafia, revealing the ugly face that lurks behind the festive façade of the Oktoberfest. Yet in the chaos, a forbidden love between Maria's elder son and Curt's beautiful daughter is blossoming…

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