The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

Schlöndorff, Volker; von Trotta, Margarethe
Date Written:  10/10/1975
Year Published:  1975  
Pages:  106min  
Resource Type:  Film/Video
Cx Number:  CX17745

German original title: Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum. A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.

Abstract:  The film is a 1975 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Heinrich Böll, written for the screen by Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta. Schlöndorff and von Trotta wrote the script with an emphasis on the vindictive and harsh treatment of an innocent woman by the public, the police and the media.

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