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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Angela Winkler
Mario Adorf
Dieter Laser
Heinz Bennent
Directors
Volker Schlondorff
Screenwriters
Volker Schlondorff
Running Time
104 minutes

The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum


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Plot
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.


Verdict
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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