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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


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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