Town Without Pity
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Town Without Pity
Gene Pitney's hit title song for this courtroom drama became a bigger and more enduring success than the film in which it was repeatedly sung. The story takes place in postwar Germany in the village of Neustadt. A group of four drunken American soldiers come upon a teenage girl, Karin Steinhof (Christine Kaufmann), in the woods outside town. She had been trying to seduce her boyfriend, Frank Borgmann (Gerhart Lippert), but the inexperienced young man got flustered and left. The soldiers take advantage of the situation and are charged with rape. Karin's father Herr Steinhof (Hans… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If it had more going for it than [Kirk] Douglas's electrifying performance ... I'd recommend it"
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"A grim courtroom drama about a shocking gang rape."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Moralmente complexo, o filme analisa a estigmatização das vítimas de estupro e conta com uma atuação brilhante de Douglas como um homem torturado por seus deveres."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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