Glass Cell, The (1978): Foreign Lnaguage Film Oscar Nominee

The thriller Glass Cell, based on Patricia High Smith’s novel, concerns an architecht who is sent to prison when a school he had designed collapses.

But he is not really responsible for the accident, and an interesting relationship between him and the culprit evolves upon his release from prison.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Foreign Language Film (Federal Republic of German)


Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

The winner was Get Out Your Handkerchiefs from France