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3.9
70 Ratings

The Left-Handed Woman

Die linkshändige Frau

Directed by Peter Handke
West Germany, 1978
Drama

Synopsis

After returning from a business trip in Finland, Bruno (Bruno Ganz) find that his wife Marianne (Edith Clever) wants her husband to leave her alone with their son. A struggle with loneliness and adapting to the new situation ensues.

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The Left-Handed Woman Directed by Peter Handke

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1978 | Winner: Best Editing (Gold)

1978 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)

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