Unaware that Ludwig is an army deserter falsely suspected of terrorism, apolitical maid Katharina Blum wakes from a one-night stand to find herself in the middle of a police raid that will lead to her being villified as a fellow traveller by Police Komissar Beizmenne and journalist Werner Toetges.
A snapshot of a specific era in German history, this is interesting if not too personally affecting.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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