About

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

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Directed by

Christian Petzold

Written by

Christian Petzold (Screenplay)
Harun Farocki (Co-Writer)
Hubert Monteilhet (Novel)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Germany, Poland

Language

German

Tagline

A Gripping Noirish Study of Treachery, Identity and Survival.

Cast

Keywords

singing based on novel or book survivor neo-noir auschwitz

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