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The Last Hole

Das letzte Loch

Directed by Herbert Achternbusch
West Germany, 1981


A film of deep sadness and despair, and the director’s first film in black and white, The Last Hole is the mordant tale of a man haunted by the historic guilt of Germany who desperately tries to find redemption.

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The Last Hole Directed by Herbert Achternbusch

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1982 | Winner: Special Prize

German Film Critics Association Awards

1982 | Winner: Best Film

German Film Awards

1982 | Winner: Outstanding Feature Film (Silver)