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189 Ratings

Coup de grâce

Der Fangschuß

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
West Germany, 1976


A startling tale of heartbreak and violence set against the backdrop of bloody revolution, Volker Schlondorff’s Coup de grâce is a powerful film that explores the interrelation of private passion and political commitment.

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Coup de grâce Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


German Film Awards

1977 | 2 wins including: Best Direction (Gold)

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