I accuse

Ich klage an

Directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner
Germany, 1941
Drama

Synopsis

A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis pleads with doctors to kill her. Her husband gives her a fatal overdose, and is put on trial, where arguments are put forth that prolonging life is sometimes contrary to nature, and that death is a right as well as a duty.

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I accuse
Directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1941 | Winner: Biennale Cup

1941 | Best Foreign Film (Mussolini Cup)