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States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s

The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

(Die Verlorene Ehre Der Katharina Blum)

Dirs: Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta, 1975, West Germany, 106 mins, Cert: 15

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Sun 12 November // 15:00

Tickets: £5 (full) / £4 (concession)

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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.

 

Doors open 30 minutes before film start time.

Even if a screening is sold out, tickets are often available 30 minutes before the start of the film at the box office

Part of States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s, a touring season presented by HOME, Manchester. Programme curated by Andy Willis, Reader in Film Studies at the University of Salford and Senior Visiting Curator: Film at HOME, produced by Rachel Hayward, HOME’s Film Programme Manager, and coordinated by Jessie Gibbs, HOME Film Team. Presented with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.

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