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The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
(Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum)

Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta

Co-directed by Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta and adapted from a novel by Heinrich Böll, this is a key political film of the New German Cinema.

Set in a climate of fear and paranoia, Angela Winkler plays the young woman of the title whose life is slowly destroyed following her innocently meeting a man who is suspected by the authorities of being a political activist.


Part of States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s, a touring season presented by HOME, Manchester, with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.