copy to clipboard

The White Ribbon

Plugin not supported.
Pro reviews
Original title
Das weisse Band aka
  • The White Ribbon
  • Das weisse Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte
Running time
145 min.
Germany Germany
Michael Haneke
Christian Berger (B&W)
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Co-production Germany-Austria-France; Les Films du Losange / Wega-Film / X Filme Creative Pool
Drama. Mystery
Synopsis / Plot
Year 1913. Some inexplicable events disturb the quiet life of a German village, just before World War I. A cable has been put up to trip the doctor riding his horse, a barn is set on fire, two children are abducted and tortured... The schoolteacher observes, investigates and little by little discovers the incredible truth.
2010: Goya Awards: Nominated for Best European Film
2009: Oscar: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
2009: Golden Globes: Best Foreign Language Picture
2009: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm) (Best Movie), FIPRESCI Award
2009: European Film Awards: Best Movie, Director, Screenplay. 4 Nominations
2009: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film in Foreign Language
2009: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Cinematography
2009: 10 German Film Awards, including Best Movie, Director and Screenplay
2009: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Language Film
2009: Cesar Awards (France): Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2009: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2009: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Cinematography. 3 Nominations
2009: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2010: Sur Awards: Best Foreign Film
2010: Gaudí Awards: Best European Film
Critics' reviews
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2020 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark