Carnival Confession

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Carnival Confession
Carnival Confession.jpg
Directed by William Dieterle
Produced by Dietrich von Theobald
Written by Kurt Heuser
Carl Zuckmayer (novel)
Starring Hans Söhnker
Gitty Djamal
Götz George
Music by Siegfried Franz
Cinematography Heinz Pehlke
Edited by Carl Otto Bartning
Distributed by UFA
Release date
15 September 1960
Running time
97 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Carnival Confession (German: Die Fastnachtsbeichte) is a 1960 West German crime film directed by William Dieterle and starring Hans Söhnker, Gitty Djamal and Götz George.[1]

It was made by the revived UFA company and was the veteran director Dieterle's penultimate cinema film and his last in his native Germany.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.90


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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