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Frank Beyer (I) (1932–2006)

Director. Writer. Began studying at the FAMU in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1952 where he made his diploma in directing. Since 1958 worked as a director for the east-german production company DEFA. In that time he received numerous decorations for his work. His film Spur der Steine (1966) was immediately banned in the GDR. As a consequence he had ... See full bio »


(age 74) in Berlin, Germany

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Jacob the Liar
Jacob the Liar Director
Nackt unter Wölfen
Spur der Steine
Spur der Steine Director
Karbid und Sauerampfer


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 1998 Abgehauen (TV Movie)
 1997 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie)
 1995 Nikolaikirche (TV Movie)
 1994 Wenn alle Deutschen schlafen (TV Movie)
 1993 The Last U-Boat (TV Movie)
 1992 Das große Fest (TV Movie)
 1992 Sie und Er (TV Movie)
 1991 Der Verdacht
 1991 Ende der Unschuld (TV Movie)
 1989 The Break
 1984 Bockshorn
 1981 Die zweite Haut (TV Movie)
 1981 Der König und sein Narr (TV Movie)
 1978 Geschlossene Gesellschaft (TV Movie)
 1972 Der Egoist (TV Movie)
 1971 Rottenknechte (TV Mini-Series)
 1968 Der Geizige (TV Movie)
 1957 Zwei Mütter
 1954 Rosnicky (Short)
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