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Marianne and Juliane

Die bleierne Zeit

Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
West Germany, 1981


Two women in Germany, two sisters, both were born during the war and grew up during the “leaden times” of the 1950s. Marianne and Juliane fight for social change during the 60s, however their means are totally different.

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Marianne and Juliane Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1981 | 6 wins including: AGIS Award

Chicago International Film Festival

1981 | Winner: Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

David di Donatello Awards

1982 | Winner: Best Foreign Director

1982 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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