In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss (Rosel Zech) becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz (Annemarie Dueringer), who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn (Hilmar Thate), Veronika begins to dream of a return to stardom. As the couple's relationship escalates in intensity, Veronika begins seriously planning her return to the screen -- only to realize how debilitated she has become through her drug habit.
Director: Rainer Fassbinder
Cast: Rosel Zech, Hilmar Thate, Annemarie Dueringer, Cornelia Froboess, Anne-Marie Duringer and Doris Schade