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Film Fest Gent - Die linkshändige Frau
Archived: Die linkshändige Frau - The Left-Handed Woman (1978)

director: Peter Handke

composer: Uli Winkler
With: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Angela Winkler, a.o.

duration: 116 minutes


Thanks to the generous support of Goethe, a ticket to Die linkshändige Frau is only €4.

"This hidden masterpiece rightfully reclaims its place as one of the major works of the New German Cinema. Handke took inspiration from Chantal Akerman for this austere study of Marianne, a middle-class woman who sets out to liberate herself from her prescribed life as a wife and mother." - TIFF Cinematheque


director: Peter Handke
composer: Uli Winkler
producer: Wim Wenders, Joachim von Mengershausen
screenplay: Peter Handke
Editor: Peter Przygodda
Cinematography: Robby Müller

production company: Filmverlag der Autoren

More info

dialogue: German
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Germany
year: 1978


PETER HANDKE: The Left-Handed Woman (1978), The Absence (1992), The Malady of Death (1985), Chronik der laufenden Ereignisse (1971)

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,37

Other festival films by director Peter Handke

1988:Das Mal des Todes
1979:Die linkshändige Frau


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