|The Glass Cell|
|Directed by||Hans W. Geißendörfer|
|Screenplay by||Klaus Bädekerl |
Hans W. Geißendörfer
|Based on||The Glass Cell|
by Patricia Highsmith
|Produced by||Bernd Eichinger |
|Starring||Brigitte Fossey |
|Edited by||Peter Przygodda|
|Music by||Niels Janette Walen|
|Distributed by||Filmverlag der Autoren|
The Glass Cell (German: Die gläserne Zelle) is a 1978 West German crime film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer and starring Brigitte Fossey, Helmut Griem and Dieter Laser. It is based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards.
It was shot at the Bavaria Studios and on location around Munich and Frankfurt. The film's sets were designed by the art director Heidi Lüdi.