Knife in the Head

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Knife in the Head
Messer im Kopf.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Reinhard Hauff
Produced by Wolf-Dietrich Brücker
Eberhard Junkersdorf
Written by Reinhard Hauff
Peter Schneider
Starring Bruno Ganz
Cinematography Frank Brühne
Edited by Peter Przygodda
Release date
  • 1978 (1978)
Running time
108 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Knife in the Head (German: Messer im Kopf) is a 1978 West German drama film directed by Reinhard Hauff and starring Bruno Ganz.[1]


Critical reception[edit]

The film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of the year by the U.S. National Board of Review.[2]


  1. ^ "New York Times: Knife in the Head". NY Times. Retrieved 17 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "1980 Award Winners". National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 

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