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1,112 Ratings

Woyzeck

Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1979
Drama

Synopsis

In a 19th century village in Germany lives a soldier named Franz Woyzeck. He is a naïve fellow, a poor man with deep sentiments. Haunted by strange voices, ordered about by commanding officers, and experimented on by the town doctor, he begins to suspect his lover of grave infidelity…

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Woyzeck Directed by Werner Herzog

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1979 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1980 | Nominee: Best Actor

German Film Awards

1979 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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