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Directed by Johannes Schaaf
West Germany, 1967
Crime, Drama


A well-off couple adopt a 16-year-old boy from an orphanage in West Berlin, but their attempts to help him assimilate into his new surroundings fail. The repressive tolerance of the well-educated adoptive parents is just too much for the mischievous young boy: he shoots the father.

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Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1968 | 3 wins including: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)

1968 | 7 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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