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89 Ratings

La salamandre

Directed by Alain Tanner
Switzerland, 1971
Comedy, Drama


Rosemonde the Salamander is a young girl who gets by thanks to low-paid jobs of all kinds. She is suspected of attempting to kill the uncle with whom she lives. A journalist and a writer are hired to get to the bottom of this mystery, as the basis for a television film scenario.

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La salamandre Directed by Alain Tanner

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1971 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1972 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Actress

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