3.8
85 Ratings

Colonel Redl

Oberst Redl

Directed by István Szabó
Austria, 1985

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Synopsis

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.

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Colonel Redl
Directed by István Szabó

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1985 | Winner: Jury Prize

1985 | Competition

Academy Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards

1986 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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