Christiane F.

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Christiane F. (1981, West Germany) is a Teen-Drugs-Biography-Drama film directed by Uli Edel.


Main Details

  • Released on April 2, 1981
  • Color
  • Running time: 138 minutes
  • Production Co.: Solaris Film (as Solaris Filmproduktionsgesellschaft mbH Berlin) | Maran Film | Popular Filmproduktion (as Popular-Film GmbH) | CLV-Filmproduktions | Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR)
  • Distribution Co.: Constantin Film (West Germany) | New World Pictures (USA)
  • Directed by Uli Edel
  • Written by Uli Edel, Kai Hermann, Horst Rieck
  • Starring: Eberhard Auriga, Natja Brunckhorst, Peggy Bussieck

Plot Summary

  • A teen girl in 1970's Berlin becomes addicted to heroin. Everything in her life slowly begins to distort and disappear as she befriends a small crew of junkies and falls in love with a drug-abusing male prostitute.

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  • Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo


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