The Belcourt Theatre
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Directed by Volker Schl√∂ndorff and Margarethe von Trotta ‚Ä¢ 1975 ‚Ä¢ Germany
When Katharina Blum spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. Suddenly a suspect, Katharina is subject to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist, testing the limits of her dignity and her sanity. Volker Schl√∂ndorff and Margarethe von Trotta's powerful adaptation of Heinrich B√∂ll's novel is a stinging commentary on state power, individual freedom, and media manipulation, as relevant today as on the day of its release in 1975.
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