The House in Karp Lane

The House in Karp Lane (German: Das Haus in der Karpfengasse) is a 1965 West German drama film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Jana Brejchová, Edith Schultze-Westrum and Wolfgang Kieling.

The House in Karp Lane
DVD cover
Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Produced byHeinz Angermeyer
Written by
  • Gerd Angermann
  • M.Y. Ben-Gavriel (novel)
Music byZdenek Liska
CinematographyJosef Illík
Edited byDagmar Hirtz
  • Filmaufbau
  • Independent Film
Distributed byNeue Filmform Heiner Braun
Release date
12 March 1965
Running time
110 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It portrays the Jewish residents of a Prague boarding house during the German occupation of Czechoslovakia. While the film received several awards, it was a major commercial failure.[1] Hoffmann then returned to directing the comedies he was better known for.

The film was shot at the Barrandov Studios in Prague, and on location around the city.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.207


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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