The Glass Cell (film)

The Glass Cell (German: Die gläserne Zelle) is a 1978 West German crime film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer, based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards.[1]

Die gläserne Zelle
Directed byHans W. Geißendörfer
Produced byBernd Eichinger, Luggi Waldleitner
Screenplay byKlaus Bädekerl, Hans W. Geißendörfer
Based onThe Glass Cell
by Patricia Highsmith
StarringBrigitte Fossey
Music byNiels Janette Walen
CinematographyRobby Müller
Edited byPeter Przygodda
Release date
  • 6 April 1978 (1978-04-06)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryWest Germany


See also


  1. "The 51st Academy Awards (1979) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 7 June 2013.
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