The Second Awakening of Christa Klages

1978, 88m, 35mm, U.S.

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened November 2–3, 2018

Von Trotta and Luisa Francia co-scripted a contemporary tale revolving around women quantifying their choices against law and order: aided by her lover, Tina Engel (winner of the German Film Award for Best Actress) robs a bank to keep a child care facility running. Blowback sends her into hiding in Portugal, but the bank’s teller Katharina Thalbach may yet hold the key to her fate.

In German with English subtitles

A film by Margarethe von Trotta