Bambikiller | © Bonusfilm
Documentary | 2011-2012 | Sport | Austria

Main data

Shooting data

Start of shooting02.02.2011
End of shooting01.09.2012
LocationsÖsterreich, Nigeria, Nepal, Mexico, USA

Project data

Length of movie90

    Brief synopsis

    Wrestling: a sport between myth and reality, fighting and art. Once despised, wrestling is stepping in the spotlight more than ever. This documentary shows not only the main characters of wrestling but also the sport itself. We travel with the protagonist ‘Bambikiller’ through the whole world, like Nigeria, Nepal, Mexico and the USA to show his fights, his life and the balance between fighter and showman.

    Bambikiller is a documentary which follows the path of the austrian wrestler Chris Raaber. The movie will accompany him to his fights around the world. He will meet with worldfamous wrestlers from US, Mexico and Japan to fight them.


    Camera Departmentdirector of photographyRobert Winkler
    Director's DepartmentdirectorBarbara Gräftner
    Production Mgt.production coordinatorAngelika Trenner
    Sound Departmentproduction sound mixerDieter Draxler

    Production companies

    Bonusfilm GmbH [at]