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Erwin Leiser (1923–1996)

Erwin Leiser was born on May 16, 1923 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Mein Kampf (1960), You Must Choose Life (1963) and Germany Awake! (1968). He died on August 22, 1996 in Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »


(age 73) in Zurich, Switzerland

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 1995 Feindbilder (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Zehn Brüder sind wir gewesen (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Die UFA - Mythos und Wirklichkeit (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Pimpf war jeder (Documentary)
 1987 Die Welt im Container (Documentary)
 1982 Leben nach dem Überleben (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Keine Welt für Kinder (Documentary)
 1968 Germany Awake! (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Zum Beispiel: Fritz Lang (Documentary short)
 1963 You Must Choose Life (Documentary)
 1961 Murder by Signature (Documentary)
 1960 Mein Kampf (Documentary)
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German-born who fled from the Nazi regime to Sweden in 1938. He first worked as a journalist and drama critic before becoming one of Sweden's leading documentary film makers. See more »

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