Krautfilm Autorsby gottfriedregenwald | created - 27 Aug 2017 | updated - 03 Sep 2018 | Public
Directors of New German Cinema & some later
Director | Das Land hinter dem Regenbogen
Herwig Kipping was born on March 31, 1948 in Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Das Land hinter dem Regenbogen (1992), Hommage à Hölderlin (1983) and Novalis - Die blaue Blume (1993).
Director | Hieronymus
Producer | Auf der Suche nach El Dorado
Born in Munich in 1961 Oliver Herbrich made at the age of 18 his first full length movie "Mathais Kneissl". A short while later, after completing his secondary education, Herbrich began studies at the Munich Academy of Film and Television. His film education was supplemented by sojourns to ...
Philip Werner Sauber was born on April 4, 1947 in Zurich, Switzerland. He was a director and writer, known for Reisst die Mauern ein - holt die Menschen raus (1971), Der einsame Wanderer (1968) and Sappho (1967). He died on May 9, 1975 in Köln, Germany.
Director | Planet der Kannibalen
Hans-Christoph Blumenberg was born on March 1, 1947 in Lychen, Brandenburg, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Planet der Kannibalen (2001), Beim nächsten Kuß knall ich ihn nieder (1996) and Deutschlandspiel (2000).
Writer | Lindenstraße
Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied germanistics, theatre, psychology and african languages between 1962 and 1967. Has travelled Africa and Asia. In 1971 co-founder of the german Filmverlag der Autoren. 1983 he founded his own production company. Geissendoerfer is producer and partly director ...
Director | John Heartfield, Fotomonteur
Helmut Herbst was born on December 2, 1934 in Escherhof, Rhineland, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for John Heartfield, Fotomonteur (1977), Eine deutsche Revolution (1982) and Die Himmelsbraut (1998).
8. Edgar Reitz
Director | Die andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht
Studied theatre science, German philology, art history, and publicism in Munich. Published some poems and short stories during early 1950s, co-edited the literature magazine "Spuren". In 1952, he took acting lessons, co-founded a student theatre which became established as the university's studio ...
9. Rudolf Thome
Producer | Berlin Chamissoplatz
Rudolf Thome was born on November 14, 1939 in Wallau, Biedenkopf, Hesse, Germany. He is a producer and director, known for Berlin Chamissoplatz (1980), The Philosopher (1989) and Diary (1975). He was previously married to Karin Thome.
Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and...
11. Haro Senft
Director | Auto, Auto
Haro Senft was born on September 27, 1928 in Ceské Budejovice/Budweis, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for Auto, Auto (1964), Purgatory (1971) and Ein Tag mit dem Wind (1979). He died on February 4, 2016.
12. Willi Hengstler
Director | Fegefeuer
13. Philip Gröning
Director | Die große Stille
Director | Die Denunziantin
Thomas Mitscherlich was born on December 11, 1942 in Heidelberg, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Die Denunziantin (1993), Der Kampf um 11 % (1972) and ...nur noch die Hälfte wert (1978). He died on March 18, 1998 in Hamburg, Germany.
15. George Moorse
Director | Inki
George Moorse was born on May 1, 1936 in Bellmore, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Inki (1974), 'In Side Out' (1964) and Der Griller (1968). He was married to Barbara Moorse. He died on July 30, 1999 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
16. Daniel Schmid
Director | Il Bacio di Tosca
Daniel Schmid was born on December 26, 1941 in Flims-Waldhaus, Graubünden, Switzerland as Daniel Walter Schmid. He was a director and writer, known for Tosca's Kiss (1984), Jenatsch (1987) and Hécate (1982). He died on August 5, 2006 in Flims Waldhaus, Graubünden.
17. Peter Handke
Writer | Die linkshändige Frau
Peter Handke was born on December 6, 1942 in Griffen, Carinthia, Austria. He is a writer and director, known for The Left-Handed Woman (1977), Wings of Desire (1987) and Wrong Move (1975). He has been married to Sophie Semin since 1995. They have one child. He was previously married to Libgart ...
18. Walter Bockmayer
Director | Flammende Herzen
Walter Bockmayer was born on July 4, 1948 in Fehrbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Flaming Hearts (1978), Looping (1981) and Rivalinnen unter griechischer Sonne (1974). He died on October 7, 2014 in Cologne, Germany.
19. Werner Schroeter
Director | Nel regno di Napoli
The key person of the New German Cinema of the '70s. His works, mostly shot in 16mm, combine an intense interest and knowledge of German history and personal dramatic and emotional investigations. Malina (1991) which stars Isabelle Huppert is one of the great classics of modern cinema and deals ...
21. Michael Meert
Director | Der junge Beethoven
Michael Meert was born on November 6, 1953 in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Der junge Beethoven (2007), The Flamenco Clan (2005) and Krieg der Töne (1988).
22. Klaus Lemke
Director | Amore
Director | Der Willi-Busch-Report
Niklaus Schilling was born on April 23, 1944 in Basel, Switzerland as Niklaus Franz Josef Schilling. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Willi Busch Report (1979), Die Vertreibung aus dem Paradies (1977) and Rhinegold (1978). He died on May 6, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
24. Wim Wenders
Director | Der Himmel über Berlin
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until ...
25. Helke Misselwitz
Director | Engelchen
26. Ulrike Ottinger
Ulrike Ottinger was born on June 6, 1942 in Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Ulrike Weinberg. She is a director and writer, known for China. Die Künste - der Alltag. Eine filmische Reisebeschreibung (1986), Joan of Arc of Mongolia (1989) and Prater (2007).
27. Reinhard Hauff
Director | Blauäugig
Director. Writer. Producer. Concentrated early on TV work and has done numerous TV shows and entertainment broadcasts. Worked as an assistant director for Rolf von Sydow, Heinz Liesendahl and Michael Pfleghar. In 1973 he founded the production company Bioskop Film together with Volker Schlöndorff ...
28. Christa Maar
Director | Das Ende einer Karriere
Christa Maar was born on April 8, 1939 in Germany as Christa Weber. She is a director and writer, known for Das Ende einer Karriere (1978), Das Double (1975) and Wandas Paradies (1975). She was previously married to Hubert Burda.
29. Georg Lhotzky
Director | Moos auf den Steinen
Georg Lhotzky was born on February 6, 1937 in Opava, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor and director, known for Moss on the Stones (1968), Tatort (1970) and Oberinspektor Marek (1963). He was married to Eva-Maria Stelljes and Emmy Werner. He died on November 28, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.
30. Hans Noever
Director | Lockwood Desert, Nevada
Director. Writer. Studied theatre sciences. Travelled through Europe and North Africa between 1945 and 1955. Has written poems, novels, essays as well as plays. In 1966 his novel 'Venedig liegt bei Cleve' was published. 1973 his radio play 'Der Tod meines Vaters' (1972) has been awarded with the '...
Director | Menu total
Christoph Schlingensief was born on October 24, 1960 in Oberhausen, Germany as Christoph Maria Schlingensief. He was a director and actor, known for Menu total (1986), Egomania: Island Without Hope (1986) and 100 Jahre Adolf Hitler - Die letzte Stunde im Führerbunker (1989). He was married to ...
33. Fred Kelemen
Cinematographer | Abendland
Born in Berlin (West), Fred Kelemen studied painting, music, philosophy, science of religions and theatre sciences and worked in different theatres as a director's assistant before he began his studies at the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (dffb) in 1989. Since that time, he has made a number of ...
Hans-Jürgen Syberberg was born on December 8, 1935 in Nossendorf, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. He is a director and producer, known for Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972), Die Nacht (1985) and Scarabea - wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch? (1969).
35. Roland Klick
Director | Supermarkt
Director. Writer. Studied at the Deutsches Institut fuer Film und Fernsehen (DIFF) in Munich, Germany, as well as at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques (IDHEC) in Paris, France. In 1969 he founded the production company Hallelujah Film together with Volker Schlöndorff. Since 1992 he ...
37. Michael Fengler
Writer | Warum läuft Herr R. Amok
38. Uwe Brandner
Director | Halbe-Halbe
Uwe Brandner was born on May 23, 1941 in Reichenberg, Sudetenland, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for 50/50 (1977), I Love You, I Kill You (1971) and Blinker (1969). He was married to Karin Thome. He died on July 30, 2018 in Freising, Bavaria, Germany.
39. Oskar Roehler
Writer | Die Unberührbare
Oskar Roehler was born on January 21, 1959 in Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany. He is a writer and director, known for No Place to Go (2000), Silvester Countdown (1997) and Agnes and His Brothers (2004). He has been married to Alexandra Fischer-Roehler since August 2000.
40. Jonathan Briel
Director | Wie zwei fröhliche Luftschiffer
Jonathan Briel was born on June 9, 1942 in Bodenwerder, Lower Saxony, Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Wie zwei fröhliche Luftschiffer (1969), Das Geheimnis (1979) and Untertänigst Scardanelli (1982). He died on December 26, 1988 in Berlin, West Germany.
Cinematographer | Das Schweigen der Männer
46. Uwe Frießner
Director | Das Ende des Regenbogens
47. Hans-Jakob Siber
Hans-Jakob Siber is a director and writer, known for Die Sage vom alten Hirten Xeudi und seinem Freund Reiman (1973), Liebe 1 (1967) and Der schwarze Mönch (1968).
Director | Innen & Außen
Producer | Tamara
Hans Jürgen Pohland was born on December 4, 1934 in Berlin, Germany. He was a producer and director, known for Tamara (1968), Warum die UFOs unseren Salat klauen (1980) and Auf Scheißer schießt man nicht (1969). He died on May 17, 2014 in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Département ...
Writer | Die Nacht des Schicksals
52. Peter Buchka
Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1997.
53. Ulrich Schamoni
Director | Alle Jahre wieder
Ulrich Schamoni was born on November 9, 1939 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Next Year, Same Time (1967), It (1966) and One (1971). He was married to Erika Grimme-Schamoni and Sigrid Schröder. He died on March 9, 1998 in Berlin.
54. Helke Sander
Helke Sander was born on January 31, 1937 in Berlin, Germany as Helke Erika Elisabeth Sander. She is a director and writer, known for From the Reports of Security Guards & Patrol Services Part 1 (1985), Love Is the Beginning of All Terror (1984) and Der subjektive Faktor (1981).
55. Werner Nekes
Director | Hynningen
Werner Nekes was born on April 29, 1944 in Erfurt, Germany. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Hynningen (1984), Beuys (1981) and Uliisses (1982). He was married to Dore O.. He died on January 22, 2017 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany.
56. Klaus Kirschner
Director | Mozart - Aufzeichnungen einer Jugend
Klaus Kirschner is a director and writer, known for Mozart - Aufzeichnungen einer Jugend (1976), Chopin - Bilder einer Trennung (1993) and H-Moll-Messe - Ana begegnet der Musik des Johann Sebastian Bach (1978).
59. Peter Zadek
Director | Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame
Peter Zadek was born on May 19, 1926 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for I'm an Elephant, Madame (1969), Ice Age (1975) and Der Pott (1971). He died on July 30, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany.
60. Peter Beauvais
Director | Sommer in Lesmona
Peter Beauvais was born on September 9, 1916 in Weißenstadt, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Sommer in Lesmona (1987), Im Reservat (1973) and Liebe, Luft und lauter Lügen (1959). He was married to Barbara Beauvais, Sabine Sinjen, Karin Hübner and Ilsemarie Schnering. He died ...
61. Wolf Gremm
Director | Kamikaze 1989
Wolf Gremm was born on February 26, 1942 in Freiburg, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Kamikaze 89 (1982), The Brothers (1977) and Death or Freedom (1977). He was married to Regina Ziegler. He died on July 14, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.
Actress | Der Biß
Actor | Das letzte Loch
Herbert Achternbusch was born on November 23, 1938 in Munich, Germany as Herbert Schild. He is an actor and writer, known for The Last Hole (1981), Hades (1995) and Der Neger Erwin (1981). He was previously married to Gerda Achternbusch.
67. Peter Liechti
Cinematographer | Vaters Garten - Die Liebe meiner Eltern
Peter Liechti was born on January 8, 1951 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Father's Garden: The Love of My Parents (2013), The Sound of Insects: Record of a Mummy (2009) and Martha's Garden (1997). He died on April 4, 2014 in Zürich, Switzerland.
68. Herbert Vesely
Director | Das Brot der frühen Jahre
Herbert Vesely was born on March 31, 1931 in Vienna, Austria. He was a director and writer, known for The Bread of Those Early Years (1962), Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment (1980) and Folkwangschulen (1961). He was married to Dany Mann. He died on July 13, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Director | Harlis
Robert van Ackeren was born on December 22, 1946 in West Berlin, West Germany. He is a cinematographer and director, known for The Sensuous Three (1972), Purity of Heart (1980) and A Woman in Flames (1983).
70. Bernd Schwamm
Writer | Tatort
71. Thomas Brasch
Writer | Engel aus Eisen
Thomas Brasch was born on February 19, 1945 in Westow, North Yorkshire, England. He was a writer and director, known for Angels of Iron (1981), Domino (1982) and Welcome to Germany (1988). He died on November 3, 2001 in Berlin, Germany.
72. Peter Schamoni
Director | Die widerrechtliche Ausübung der Astronomie
Peter Schamoni was born on March 27, 1934 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and producer, known for Die widerrechtliche Ausübung der Astronomie (1967), Hundertwassers Regentag (1971) and Max Ernst: Mein Vagabundieren - Meine Unruhe (1991). He died on June 14, 2011 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
75. Vadim Glowna
Actor | Desperado City
Vadim Glowna was born on September 26, 1941 in Eutin, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Desperado City (1981), Cross of Iron (1977) and Nothing Left to Lose (1983). He was married to Vera Tschechowa. He died on January 24, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
76. Helge Schneider
Helge Schneider was born on August 30, 1955 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. He is an actor and composer, known for 00 Schneider - Jagd auf Nihil Baxter (1994), 00 Schneider - Im Wendekreis der Eidechse (2013) and Texas - Doc Snyder hält die Welt in Atem (1993).
77. Werner Fritsch
Director | Faust Sonnengesang
78. Roger Fritz
Actor | Cross of Iron
Roger Fritz was born on September 22, 1936 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Cross of Iron (1977), The Brutes (1970) and Girls, Girls (1967). He was previously married to Helga Anders.
Director | Der Dichter und seine Stadt
Michael Mrakitsch was born on January 2, 1934 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Der Dichter und seine Stadt (1964), Ostende (1968) and Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre (1978). He died on March 12, 2002 in Zürich, Switzerland.
Director | Deutschland bleiche Mutter
Helma Sanders-Brahms was born on November 20, 1940 in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was a director and writer, known for Germany Pale Mother (1980), No Mercy, No Future (1981) and Laputa (1986). She died on May 27, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
82. Wieland Speck
Director | Westler
Wieland Speck was born in 1951 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Westler: East of the Wall (1985), The Sound of Fast Relief (1983) and Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story (2000).
83. Burkhard Driest
Writer | Annas Mutter
Burkhard Driest was born on April 28, 1939 in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Annas Mutter (1984), Cross of Iron (1977) and Querelle (1982). He was married to Bettina. He died on February 27, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
85. Eckhart Schmidt
Director | E.T.A. Hoffmanns Der Sandmann
Eckhart Schmidt born: October 31, 1938 in Sternberg, Moravia [now Czech Republic]. He is a director, writer, producer, photographer and journalist. Eckhart Schmidt was a film critic at Süddeutsche Zeitung and belonged to a group of young German filmmakers called Neue Münchener Gruppe (NMG). Unlike ...
86. Vlado Kristl
Director | Tod dem Zuschauer
Vlado Kristl was born on January 24, 1923 in Zagreb, Croatia. He was a director and writer, known for Tod dem Zuschauer (1984), 100 Blatt Schreibblock (1968) and The Last Clone (1988). He was married to Jelena. He died on July 7, 2004 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
89. Wolfgang Büld
Writer | Dirty White Lies
90. Gerd Conradt
Director | Rettet Berlin!
Gerd Conradt is a director and cinematographer, known for Rettet Berlin! (2003), Anna Astrid Proll (1978) and Face_It! - Das Gesicht im Zeitalter des Digitalismus (2019).
91. Hark Bohm
Writer | Aus dem Nichts
Hark Bohm was born on May 18, 1939 in Hamburg, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for In the Fade (2017), Yasemin (1988) and Chetan, Indian Boy (1973). He is married to Natalia Bowakow. They have six children.
92. Holger Meins
Director | Anfangszeiten
Holger Meins is nomally known as a member of the so-called "first generation" of the German left-terrorist group RAF ("Rote Armee Fraktion", "Red Army Fraction"; aka "Baader Meinhof Group"), and he is famous for being the first group member to die in prison due to the physical consequences of his ...
Director | Jesus - Der Film
Michael Brynntrup was born on February 7, 1959 in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Jesus - Der Film (1986), Tabu V. (Wovon man nicht sprechen kann) (1997) and Plötzlich und unerwartet (1993).
97. Ottomar Domnick
Director | Jonas
Ottomar Domnick was born on April 20, 1907 in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Jonas (1957), Willi Baumeister (1955) and Ohne Datum (1962). He died on June 14, 1989 in Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
98. Elfi Mikesch
Cinematographer | Execution: A Story of Mary
Elfi Mikesch was born on May 31, 1940 in Judenburg, Styria, Austria. She is a cinematographer and director, known for Execution: A Story of Mary (1979), I Often Think of Hawaii (1978) and Fever (2014). She has been married to Fritz Mikesch since 1960.
99. Vojtech Jasný
Director | Vsichni dobrí rodáci
Vojtech Jasný was born on November 30, 1925 in Kelc, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for All My Compatriots (1969), When the Cat Comes (1963) and Touha (1958). He died on November 15, 2019 in Prerov, Czech Republic.