BERLIN — It's legal to drink beer in German movie
However, that's exactly what a thirsty moviegoer tried doing at a cinema Monday night in the northwestern German town of Osnabrueck.
Instead of opening his beer, the 29-year-old man broke his pepper spray container and some 200 people had to quickly leave the
The cinema's manager told the German news agency dpa on Wednesday that it was "chaos." Still, he kept his head, calling police, offering beverages to moviegoers and opening the windows. He says the movie was restarted after 30 minutes.
Police say so far no moviegoers have complained about eye or breathing problems.
The Associated Press