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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Spine #177



Release:
Feb 25, 2003
$29.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • German Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • English subtitles

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum



Directed By: Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta
Starring: Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Dieter Laser, Jurgen Prochnow, Heinz Bennent, Hannelore Hoger, Rolf Becker
Licensor: Cine International

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When Katharina Blum spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. Suddenly a suspect, Katharina is subject to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist, testing the limits of her dignity and her sanity. Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta's powerful adaptation of Heinrich Böll's novel is a stinging commentary on state power, individual freedom, and media manipulation--as relevant today as on the day of its release in 1975.

Supplements
  • New video interview with directors Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta
  • New video interview with director of photography Jost Vacano
  • Documentary on author Heinrich Boll
  • Original theatrical trailer

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