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"Purgatory" - The story of Austrian, Johann "Jack" Unterweger (1950-1994), who wrote a book about his criminal past while serving a life term in prison for the murder of 18-year old Margaret Schäfer.

  1. Haro Senft

    Director, Writer

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  1. Jost Vobeck

    Daniel Hartmann

  2. Ingeborg Schöner

    Ingeborg Schöner

    Anna Richter

  3. Paul Albert Krumm

    Martin Kanitz

  4. Annemarie Wendl


  5. Karl Obermayr

    Karl Obermayr

    Hauptwachtmeister Moser

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Status Released

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  • March 26, 1971


Original Language German

Runtime 1h 31m

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