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93 Ratings

It Happened in Broad Daylight

Es geschah am hellichten Tag

Directed by Ladislao Vajda
Switzerland, West Germany, 1958
Drama, Crime, Thriller


Several young girls were killed. Policeman Matthaei travels to the region where it happened and searches a child that looks similar to the ones that were murdered. He finds one and stays with her and her mother, not telling them that he is waiting for the killer to start his bloody work.

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It Happened in Broad Daylight Directed by Ladislao Vajda

Awards & Festivals

German Film Critics Association Awards

1959 | Winner: Best Actor

German Film Awards

1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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