In this six-episode IFC mini-series, Gunter Vogler is a sadistic hitman who gets his face shot off by a mysterious gunman. However, the police bring him back and surgically attach the face of the last cop that Gunter killed before he was shot down. Now Gunter must find out who shot him, pretend to be a policeman, and deal with a war between the two major mob bosses in the city.
It's a dystopian future in Brüteville City, where crime is running rampant due to a gangland styled war between rival mob bosses Johann Tannhauser and Racken. Gunter Vogler and Martine Mahler are two of Tannhauser's hit people. Sociopath Gunter kills for killing's sake. Martine, who is Tannhauser's girlfriend, is having an affair with Gunter. In a robbery gone wrong, Gunter is shot in the face and captured by the police. After recuperating, Gunter is convinced by Police Commissioner Eva Braden to work for them against Tannhauser, when she shows him that Martine was the one who purposefully shot him, probably on Tannhauser's orders. What is as distasteful to Gunter is that the face of one of the police detectives he killed in the botched robbery is transplanted onto him as part of his reconstructive surgery. Now masquerading as that detective, Gunter is partnered with overly sensitive Lt. Karl Hagerman, who cannot stomach that he is now working side by side with the man who killed his ...
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Bullet in the Face Airs: Thursday
Bullet in the Face Status: Ended
BULLET IN THE FACE - General Information
Series Premiere: August 16, 2012 Classification: Scripted Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller Network: IFC Airs: Thursday at 10:00 pm Runtime: 30 Minutes
BULLET IN THE FACE - Season 1 -- 6 Episodes
1x1 -- Aug 16, 2012 -- Meet Gunter Vogler 1x2 -- Aug 16, 2012 -- Angel of Death 1x3 -- Aug 16, 2012 -- Drug of Choice 1x4 -- Aug 17, 2012 -- Kiss Me Thrice 1x5 -- Aug 17, 2012 -- The World Stage 1x6 -- Aug 17, 2012 -- Cradle to Grave