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Edith's Diary

Ediths Tagebuch

West Germany, 1983
Drama, Thriller


When Edith Baumeister’s husband abandons her for a younger woman, leaving her with their alcoholic son and his senile uncle, she begins recording details of an imaginary, much more successful life where she has friends and grandchildren.

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Edith's Diary Directed by Hans W. Geissendörfer

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1983 | Winner: Best Actress (Pasinetti Award)

German Film Awards

1984 | Winner: Best Editing (Gold)

1984 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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