|Rosel Zech||Veronika Voss|
|Hilmar Thate||Robert Krohn|
|Annemarie Düringer||Dr. Marianne Katz|
|Erik Schumann||Dr. Edel|
|Peter Berling||Filmproduzent/Dicker Mann|
In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz, who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn, 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.