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7 Ratings

The Pedestrian

Der Fußgänger

Directed by Maximilian Schell
West Germany, Switzerland, 1973


The story centres on an elderly German industrialist who is accused by a newspaper of being in charge of a Nazi execution squad in a Greek village during the war.

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The Pedestrian Directed by Maximilian Schell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1974 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1974 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1974 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

German Film Awards

1974 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Feature Film (Challenge Award 'Golden Bowl')

1974 | Nominee: Best Direction (Gold)

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