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Circle of Deceit

R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Georg (Bruno Ganz), a German journalist, flees his unhappy marriage by throwing himself into another war zone. Arriving in bombed-out Beirut at the break of the Lebanese Civil War, Georg and photographer Hoffman (Jerzy Skolimowski) interview locals, dodge explosions and debate the war with other members of the foreign press. When Georg starts an affair with the compassionate Ariane (Hanna Schygulla), she questions his personal ethics: Is Georg a noble humanitarian or a sucker for suffering?

Cast: Bruno Ganz , Hanna Schygulla , Jean Carmet , Jerzy Skolimowski , Gila von Weitershausen ,

Director: Volker Schlondorff

Genres: Drama

Circle of Deceit (1981)

Release Date: January 1st, 1981|1 hr. 50 min.

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