Director G. W. Pabst and the exquisite Louise Brooks teamed up again in a provocative follow-up film to the sensational PANDORA'S BOX (1928). Pulpier than its predecessor and narratively uneven, DIARY OF A LOST GIRL is nonetheless quite watchable throughout and brilliant in spots.
Her confirmation day is an eventful one for Thymiane Henning (Louise Brooks), the daughter of a pharmacist (Joseph Rovensky): first, the Hennings' unmarried governess (Sybille Schmitz) commits suicide after she is fired when her pregnancy is discovered. She is immediately replaced by the
meddlesome and opportunistic Meta (Franciska Kinz). Then, Thymiane receives a medallion from an adm...