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The Brutalisation of Franz Blum / Die Verrohung des Franz Blum (1974) Reinhard Hauff, Jürgen Prochnow, Eike Gallwitz, Burkhard Driest, Art-house, Crime, Drama

The Brutalisation of Franz Blum (1974)
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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