Based on a novel by Friedrich Torberg
Directed by Wolfgang Glück
Year of production: 1981
Starring: Gabriel Barylli, Werner Kreindl
Winner of two German Film Awards
„In the face of his father’s expectations and his teacher’s almost sadistic harshness, the precocious and sensitive student Kurt Gerber puts himself increasingly under pressure. The upcoming final examinations take on existential meaning and when he mistakenly assumes not to have passed his exams, he commits suicide.