Lost Honor of Katherina Blum

Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum, feature film, crime-drama, West Germany, 1975

DIRECTED BY: Margarethe von Trotta / Volker Schlöndorff

Lost Honor of Katherina Blum

Angela Winkler (Katharina Blum),
Mario Adorf (Beizmenne),
Dieter Lasser (Werner),
Jürgen Prochnow (Ludwig),
Heinz Bennent (dr. Hubert Blorna),
Hannelore Hoger (Trude Blorna)

Volker Schlöndorf,
Margarethe von Trotta (based on novel by Heinrich Böll)

Jost Vacano

Hans Werner Henze

Peter Przygodda

Katharina Blum works in a lawyer’s office. One day she comes home with a man and spends the night with him. Next morning he is gone and the police are after her. Katharina does not say anything to the police because she does not even know anything about the man. But, the gossip newspaper publishes an article in which she is accused of being a collaborator of a dangerous anarchist…

color, 106'