Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum)
Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum) (1975)

Adaptation of the Heinrich Boll novel about a woman who's suspected of aiding terrorists, and finds her personal life destroyed by the intrusions of the media and the criminal-justice system.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 25, 2003
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

The film's final reel is the only vital weakness in an otherwise nasty but effective exposé on the abuses by those in and with power on those without.

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

Relevant again.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Makes a very strong case against yellow journalism

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Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Katharina Blum is a fictional case within a lens of subjectivity that affords a clear contemporary resonance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
Brilliant! Who could have foreseen how relevant reactionary right-wing conservativism and a terrorizing media would be to contemporary American politics?
Mark Abell
A taut thriller that is just as relevant today as when it was produced, more than thirty five years ago. A young woman spends a night with a suspected terrorist… More