Title: The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Country: West Germany
Katharina Blum is a young handsome German maid. She meets Ludwig, and they fall in love at once. They spend the night together. In the morning, the police bursts in her flat, looking for Ludwig : he is a terrorist. But he was no longer here. Katharina is arrested, humiliated, suspected to be a terrorist herself, dragged in the mud by the newspapers... A plea for democracy and individual rights.
Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta
Heinrich Böll (novel), Volker Schlöndorff (screenplay), Margarethe von Trotta (screenplay)