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THE GLASS CELL

Die gläserne Zelle

Directed by Hans W. Geissendörfer
West Germany, 1978
Drama, Crime

Synopsis

An architect is unjustly imprisoned for an accident in which several children were killed but for which he was not responsible. When he is released, he discovers his wife is having an affair with his lawyer, and he is also hounded by his former employer, who was actually liable for the disaster.

Synopsis

An architect is unjustly imprisoned for an accident in which several children were killed but for which he was not responsible. When he is released, he discovers his wife is having an affair with his lawyer, and he is also hounded by his former employer, who was actually liable for the disaster.

The Glass CellDirected byHans W. Geissendörfer

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1979 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
German Film Awards
1978 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)
1978 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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