No photo available. Represent Marcel Ophüls? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 23,481 this week

Marcel Ophüls

Marcel Ophüls was born on November 1, 1927 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Hans Marcel Oppenheimer. He is a director and writer, known for The Sorrow and the Pity (1969), Hôtel Terminus (1988) and Love at Twenty (1962). See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Marcel Ophüls? Add or change photos

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

IMDb Asks: Lisa Edelstein and Christina Ricci

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb Asks brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Lisa Edelstein. Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. Plus, catch up with Christina Ricci, star of new Amazon pilot "Z," The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in here for the one-on-one interviews

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 508 people
created 01 Apr 2011
a list of 73 people
created 03 Aug 2012
a list of 250 people
created 24 Dec 2013
a list of 380 people
created 02 Feb 2014
list image
a list of 122 people
created 20 Jun 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Marcel Ophüls's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Director (21 credits)
 2013 Un voyageur (Documentary)
 2009 Max par Marcel (Documentary)
 1994 Veillées d'armes (Documentary)
 1991 November Days (Documentary)
 1990 Inside Story (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1988 Hôtel Terminus (Documentary)
 1982 Festspiele (TV Movie)
 1980 Kortnergeschichten (TV Movie documentary)
 1976 The Memory of Justice (Documentary)
 1973 A Sense of Loss (Documentary)
 1971 America Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
 1970 The Harvest of My Lai (TV Movie)
 1970 Zwei ganze Tage (TV Movie)
 1970 Clavigo (TV Movie)
 1969 The Sorrow and the Pity (Documentary)
 1967 Munich or Peace in Our Time (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Fire at Will
 1963 Banana Peel
 1960 Matisse ou Le talent de bonheur (Documentary short)
 1958 Das Pflichtmandat (TV Movie) (as Marcel Wall)
Show Show Writer (16 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

M. Ophuls | Marcel Ophuls | Marcel Wall

Did You Know?


Since 2013 Marcel Ophüls is a member of the 'Documentary Branch' of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS). See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where is he? sixgingus
Discuss Marcel Ophüls on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page