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The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach

Der plötzliche Reichtum der armen Leute von Kombach

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
West Germany, 1971

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Synopsis

Based on a true incident, the film tells of a group of impoverished peasants, suffering under the burdens of crippling taxation and official repression.

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The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1971 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: OCIC Award

German Film Awards

1971 | Winner: Best Direction (Gold)

1971 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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