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Reinhard Hauff

Die Verrohung des Franz Blum (The Brutalization of Franz Blum)

Edition 1977
104' - 1974 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: German
Director: Reinhard Hauff Composer: Michael J. Lewis With: Burkhard Driest, Jürgen Prochnow, Fritz Hollenbeck
Born into a well-off family, Franz Blum had led a carefree youth until, some time after graduating from high school, he was arrested by the police. For, involved by a gang of bad boys, the young man had taken part in a bank robbery. A "heroic deed" which earned him six years in prison. Once behind bars, he was treated with ruthless inhumanity by the guards. And little by little - but inexorably - Franz turned into an insurgent...

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Credits

Director

Reinhard Hauff

Composer

Michael J. Lewis

With

Burkhard Driest, Jürgen Prochnow, Fritz Hollenbeck

Scenario

Burkhard Driest

Director of Photography

W.P. Hassenstein

Editor

Jane Seitz

Producer

Gunther Witte

More information

Dialogue

German

Countries of production

West Germany

Year

1974

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