MHM Film Club: “The Nasty Girl” 1990 92 mins

The MHM Film Club will be screening “The Nasty Girl (Das schreckliche Mädchen)” 1990 92 mins (Germany)

Directed by Michael Verhoeven

Guest Speaker: Rabbi Shamir Caplan

Sonja, a young Bavarian woman whose submission to an essay contest explores her hometown’s affiliation with the Third Reich; as she learns more and more of the truth, she is increasingly victimized by her fellow townspeople, who do not want the scars from their past ripped open anew.

Winner of BAFTA Award for Best Film not in the English Language, Berlin International Film Festival: Silver Bear for Best Director (Michael Verhoeven) and New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Golden Bear, Berlin Film Festival and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.