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849 Ratings


Directed by Christian Petzold
Germany, 2014


After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret singer, her face disfigured and reconstructed, returns to her war-ravaged hometown to find the gentile husband who may or may not have betrayed her. Without recognizing her, he enlists her to play his wife in a bizarre hall-of-shattered-mirrors story…

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Phoenix Directed by Christian Petzold

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Village Voice Film Poll

2015 | 2nd place: Best Actress

2015 | Nominee: Best Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2015 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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