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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann

West Germany, 1975
Drama

Synopsis

When Katharina Blum spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. Suddenly a suspect, Katharina is subject to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist, testing the limits of her dignity and her sanity.

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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum Directed by Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1975 | Winner: OCIC Award

German Film Awards

1976 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)

1976 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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