I Am a Camera Poster

Release Date: 1955

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Just before the Nazis ascend to power in Berlin, Chris (Laurence Harvey), an aspiring novelist from England, meets flamboyant cabaret entertainer Sally Bowles (Julie Harris) and an unusual friendship is born. As Sally feeds her extravagant tastes, Chris goes along for the ride, until their Jewish pal, Fritz (Anton Diffring), encounters trouble. Adapted from a play based on the memoirs of writer Christopher Isherwood, this story served as the inspiration for the acclaimed musical "Cabaret."

Cast: Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell, Lea Seidl, Anton Diffring, Ina De La Haye, Jean Gargoet

Director: Henry Cornelius

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Spirited, 1930s, Witty, Transformation, Love interest


Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955)