Flames of Fury - Catalina Molina - Austria
Flames of Fury (Austria, 2021) by Eurochannel
Flames of Fury (Das Flammenmädchen, 2021)
Director: Catalina Molina
This crime drama is set in the picturesque town of Salzburg. For months, the peaceful town has been rocked by a series of arson attacks, with barns and homes going up in flames one after the other. The arsonist, a shadowy figure feared by all, has yet to be caught. But when a charred corpse is discovered in the rubble of an old and abandoned house, it becomes clear that this is no longer just arson, but negligent homicide. The stakes are raised, and the police intervene. State Criminal Police Office detective Martin Merana and police officer Franzi Heilmayr are tasked with solving the case and catching the arsonist before they strike again.
As the two detectives dive into the investigation, it becomes clear that there is no shortage of potential motives and suspects. Each new lead brings a fresh perspective and adds new layers to the already complex case. Martin and Franzi are relentless in their pursuit of the truth, determined to unravel the tangled web of lies and deceit that has been woven around the crime. They encounter a cast of characters each with their own motives and secrets. They must navigate this labyrinth of motives, alibis, and conflicting evidence to get to the bottom of what really happened.
Despite the many obstacles in their way, Martin and Franzi remain steadfast in their mission. They refuse to be deterred by the numerous false starts and dead ends that inevitably arise in any investigation. Their determination and resolve are unwavering, and they won't stop until they've uncovered the truth and brought justice to the victims and their loved ones.
With twists and turns at every corner, this movie is a nail-biting ride through the heart of a small town and its hidden secrets. From the initial arson attacks to the stunning revelation of the real culprit, this film will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.