Diary of a Lost Girl (Tagebuch einer Verlorenen)
Diary of a Lost Girl (Tagebuch einer Verlorenen) (1929)

German filmmaker G.W. Pabst and Hollywood expatriate Louise Brooks re-team after the success of Pandora's Box for the silent film Diary of a Lost Girl. On the day of her confirmation, innocent young Thymiane Henning (Brooks) is given a… More

Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: November 13, 2001
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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

[A] deliciously sordid soap opera.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The Hollywood ideal corrupted by the deleterious social effects of the Third Reich remains one of the most haunting synergies in silent film.

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Lewis Porteous
The Skinny

What rescues the movie from quaint anonymity is the nausea-inducing darkness that permeates its every frame

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's the brilliant performance by the radiantly beautiful Brooks that makes this otherwise forgettable soap opera story memorable.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
This is the only silent movie I have ever sat through. I didn't think I would enjoy it, but I did. Louise Brooks was compelling as an actress and the story… More
Aj V
First of all, it's strange that Flixster says this movie is from 1981, it's really from 1929! Anyway, I highly recommend this movie, it's a has… More
Byron Brubaker
This is one of the films discussed in the documentary From Caligari to Hitler set in Weimar-era Germany prior to WWII. Weimar Germany itself is a cautionary… More