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Knife In The Head (Messer Im Kopf)


Director: Reinhard Hauff

Genre: Drama

Year: 1978

Running time: 108 minutes

Territory: UK

Cast: Bruno Ganz, Angela Winkler, Hans Christian Blech, Heinz Hoenig

Hoffman (Bruno Ganz) is searching for his wife (Angela Winkler) at the youth center where she works. When a police raid turns into an armed struggle with revolutionaries, Hoffman is caught in the crossfire, and shot in the head. Once a promising bio-geneticist, Hoffman is now unable to move and barely able to remember the incident. While terrorists claim him as a hero, police frame him to justify shooting him. Hoffman must painstakingly piece together his memory to discover what really happened.




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