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3.4
17 Ratings

The Captain from Köpenick

Der Hauptmann von Köpenick

Directed by Helmut Käutner
West Germany, 1956
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

A young shoemaker is arrested for stealing a small amount of money, and is released after being jailed for 15 years…

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The Captain from Köpenick Directed by Helmut Käutner

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1956 | Winner: Best Actor (New Cinema Award)

1956 | Special Mention

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

San Francisco International Film Festival

1957 | Winner: Best Actor

German Film Critics Association Awards

1956 | 2 wins including: Best Actor