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Niklaus Schilling (1944–2016)

Niklaus Schilling was born on April 23, 1944 in Basel, Switzerland as Niklaus Franz Josef Schilling. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Rhinegold (1978), Der Westen leuchtet (1982) and Der Willi-Busch-Report (1979). He died on May 6, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »


(age 72) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Rhinegold Director
Der Westen leuchtet
Der Willi-Busch-Report
Dormire Cinematographer


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 1986 Unter 4 Augen (Documentary short)
 1985 Dormire
 1982 Zeichen und Wunder (Documentary)
 1969 Detektive
 1969 Just Happened (Short)
 1968 Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter (Short) (as Klaus Schilling)
 1968 Zinnsoldat (Tinsoldier) (Short)
 1968 Der Alte (Short)
 1968 K.I.N.O. (Short)
 1967 Auftrag ohne Nummer (Short)
 1967 Galaxis (Short)
 1967 Sabine 18 (Short) (as Klaus Schilling)
 1967 Die Kapitulation (Short)
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