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False Weights

Das falsche Gewicht

Directed by Bernhard Wicki
West Germany, 1971


In a small, isolated Galician border village, life is comfortable only for the corrupt and the corrupted. But although the power structure of the Empire is crumbling, one local official (of the Bureau of Weights and Measures) persists in his duties, refusing to bow to the chaos engulfing him.

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False Weights Directed by Bernhard Wicki

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1972 | 4 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

1972 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)

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