- dir. Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta
- year. 1975
- country. WEST GERMANY
- run-time. 106 mins
- rating. 15
£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
A key political film of the New German Cinema, Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta co-directed and adapted The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum from the controversial novel by Heinrich Böll. Set in a climate of fear and paranoia, Angela Winkler plays the young woman of the title whose life is slowly destroyed by the media following her meeting a young man who is suspected by the authorities of being a political activist.
States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s is a touring season curated by Andy Willis, Professor of 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 by HOME as part of BFI Thriller, with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.