Up 983 this week

Christian Petzold (I)

Christian Petzold, one of today's leading German filmmakers, was born in Hilden in 1960. After studying German and drama at the Freie Universität, he enrolls in Berlin's German Academy for Film and Television. There he studies movie direction while at same time working as assistant director to Harun Farocki and Hartmut Bitomsky. After graduation, ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Christian Petzold? Add or change photos

Movies for Food Lovers

It's the time of year to break bread and raise a drink with loved ones. Sample some films sure to whet your movie appetites.

Sample some films about food

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 people
created 23 Nov 2012
a list of 24 people
created 26 Feb 2014
a list of 39 people
created 31 Mar 2014
a list of 327 people
created 03 Oct 2014
a list of 60 people
created 1 month ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Christian Petzold's work have you seen?

User Polls

29 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Director (14 credits)
 2015 Bukow and König (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kreise (2015)
 2014/II Phoenix
 2012/I Barbara
 2011 Dreileben (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 2008 Jerichow
 2007 Yella
 2005 Gespenster
 2003 Wolfsburg
 2001 Something to Remind Me (TV Movie)
 1998 Die Beischlafdiebin (TV Movie)
 1996 Cuba Libre (TV Movie)
 1995 Pilotinnen (TV Movie)
 1992 Das warme Geld (Video)
Show Show Writer (14 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Sound department (3 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details


6' 2" (1.88 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Nina Hoss] Nina is an incredible ensemble player. She can throw out everything superfluous, and that produces something fantastic.


Has lived in Berlin since 1981. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Song in JERICHOW SirenSongWoman
Discuss Christian Petzold on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page