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Knife in the Head (1994)

MPAA Rating: Unrated

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genres: Drama, Foreign Language; With: Bruno Ganz and Angela Winkler

The sometimes wraithlike Bruno Ganz (Nosferatu) is all intensity as Hoffman, a scientist left partially paralyzed after he's shot by police. As he relearns basic motor and speech skills, the slow-paced Knife in the Head charts his progress with a Teutonic exactness that leaves the more relaxed among us ashamed. C-

Originally posted Aug 05, 1994 Published in issue #234 Aug 05, 1994 Order article reprints

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