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3.6
27 Ratings

The Second Awakening of Christina Klages

Das zweite Erwachen der Christa Klages

Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
West Germany, 1978
Drama

Synopsis

Based on the real-life story of a woman who robs a bank to get money for a day-care center that has lost its funding. Von Trotta focuses on three women: Christa, the bank robber, Lena, her hostage, and Ingrid, Christa’s depressed old friend.

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The Second Awakening of Christina Klages Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1978 | 2 wins including: Interfilm Award (Forum)

German Film Awards

1978 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)