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Based on Heinrich Böll novel, THE LOST HONOR OF KATHARINA BLUM is a movie written and directed by Volker Schlöndorff in 1975.
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Katharina and Ludwig meet at a party one night and the young people spend the night together. The next morning, a police commando rushes into Katharina's apartment, looking for Ludwig who's disappeared. Katharina is arrested for complicity and the Kommissar Beizmenne begins to question the young girl. Ludwig is an anarchist watched by the police for more than two years. Meanwhile, Toetges, a journalist of the worst kind, is printing stories about Katharina's private life. Soon, after having read the newspaper, everybody is persuaded that Katharina is also a dangerous anarchist.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals on the run Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   German Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Is this movie based on a    -   book

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