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Robert Kramer (I) (1939–1999)

Robert Kramer was born on June 22, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Route One USA (1989), The State of Things (1982) and Ice (1970). He was married to Erika Kramer. He died on November 10, 1999 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France. See full bio »

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Route One USA
Route One USA Director
The State of Things
Ice Director
Notre nazi
Notre nazi Director


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 1997 The Ghosts of Electricity (Short)
 1996 Le manteau
 1996 Walk the Walk
 1994 Starting Place/Point de départ (Documentary)
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Fidel Intursa Fernandez, Pérou")
 1989 Route One USA (Documentary)
 1988 Doc's Kingdom
 1985 Diesel
 1984 Notre nazi (Documentary)
 1980 Guns
 1975 Milestones (Documentary)
 1970 The People's War (Documentary short)
 1970 Ice
 1968 The Edge
 1965 FALN (Short)
Show Show Writer (17 credits)
Show Show Actor (13 credits)
Show Show Editor (7 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (6 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Personal Quote:

To all filmmakers who accept the limited, socially determined rules of clarity of exposition, who think that films must use the accepted vocabulary to "convince," we say, essentially: "You only work, whatever your reasons, whatever your presumed 'content,' to support and bolster this society. You are part of the mechanisms which maintain stability through re-integration. Your films are helping to... See more »


In 1980, NY Times movie critic called Kramer "one of the most exciting" directors then working, but found it "incredible" that he could find financing for his movies only in France. See more »

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