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Leni Riefenstahl (1902–2003)


Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With Fanck as her mentor, Riefenstahl began directing ... See full bio »

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 1954 Lowlands
Martha, eine spanische Betteltänzerin
 1933 S.O.S. Iceberg
Ellen Lawrence
 1933 S.O.S. Eisberg
Hella, seine Frau
 1931 White Ecstasy
Leni
 1929 White Hell of Pitz Palu
Maria Maioni
 1927 Der große Sprung
Gita
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Other Works:

Wrote "The Last of the Nuba" (1972). See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I filmed the truth as it was then. Nothing more. See more »

Trivia:

Robert von Dassanowsky considers Lowlands (1954) to be Riefenstahl's cinematic statement on her rejection of Hitler and the Nazi regime. See more »

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Leo

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