Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
The investigation takes its toll on Ellie and Gedeon, after they hit one dead end after another. However, when they dive into the case files of unsolved murders, they discover the Krampus Killer’s connection to a strange slaying in Vienna.
In Salzburg, a fashion mall becomes a war zone after a deadly bombing which strikes fear in the general public. Politicians and the media demand immediate results from the police; the Krampus Killer makes it personal when he goes after Ellie.
A man wearing a Krampus mask is shot during a gunfight with the police and it appears as though he is the sought-after Krampus Killer. However, Gedeon suspects this is merely a copycat, a theory which the politicians and the press refuse to believe.
In the Austrian region Steiermark, a decomposed female body is found buried in a box. Gedeon senses the Krampus Killer has struck again and he convinces Ellie to start an unofficial investigation with him. They discover new facts about the victim.