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Home > Screenings > Autentic Distribution > Death on Mallorca - The Beer King Killings

Director: Niko Apel

Producer: Constantin Dokumentation, Amazon Prime Video

Genres: Documentary


3 × 45' (ENG, GER)

It is one of the most mysterious murder stories of the 1990s and has remained unsolved for over 25 years. This gripping documentary explores the unsolved triple murder case of renowned bar owner Manfred Meisel, his son Patrick, and animal keeper Claudia Leisten. Frankfurt-born Meisel rose to fame when he made the legendary "Bierkönig" famous beyond the borders of Mallorca. The documentary shows the murder investigation and reconstruction of the case by the chief investigator of the Spanish police at the time. He examines and questions the motives for the crime, which remain unclear to this day. Unveiling previously overlooked clues, the documentary sheds new light on the perpetrators.