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Writer. Director. Producer. Studied law and graduated. Was one of the founders of the Oberhausener Manifest in 1962. Since 1962 Headmaster of the 'Institut fuer Filmgestaltung' at the 'Hochschule fuer Gestaltung' in Ulm, Germany. Since 1988 produces broadcastings dealing with cultural aspects in German private TV channels RTL and SAT.1 in his own ... See full bio »

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 2020 Orphea
 2019 Die Macht der Musik (Short)
 2018 Happy Lamento (Documentary)
 2017 Doll Movie (Short)
 2013 Theorie der Erzählung (Video documentary)
 2011 Was ist Dada? (Video documentary)
 2010 Wer sich traut, reißt die Kälte vom Pferd (Video documentary)
 2009 Das eigensinnige kind (Short)
 2009 Früchte des Vertrauens (Video documentary)
 2008 Stichwort: Was heißt Subjektiv-Objektiv (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 2008 Raubengel (Video short)
 2008 Wer bin 'ICH'? Peer Gynt (TV Short)
 2008 Das Weichziel ist der Mensch (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Mann ohne Kopf (Short)
 2007 Spinoza and the Modes of God (TV Short)
 2007 What Does 'Good Will' Mean? (TV Movie)
 2007 Das Phänomen der Oper (Documentary)
 2007 Der Zauber der verdunkelten Seele (Documentary)
 2007 Die poetische Kraft der Theorie (Documentary)
 2007 Im Sturm der Zeit/Facts and Fakes (Documentary)
 2007 Mein Jahrhundert, mein Tier! (Documentary)
 2007 Der Abschrecker (TV Short)
 2007 Der Kunst weiht ich mein Leben (TV Short)
 2007 Sam Remembers Papa Kong (Short)
 2006 16 Minutenfilme (Short)
 2006 La Habanera (Video short)
 2006 La paloma (Video short)
 2006 Serpentine Gallery Program (Documentary)
 2005 'Surplus Value' & Its Images (TV Short)
 2005 Thinking for Oneself (TV Movie)
 2003 Untergang der Titanic (TV Short)
 2002 Nur Gott hat zugesehen (TV Short)
 2002 N.Y. Ground Zero (TV Short)
 2001 Wa(h)re Liebe im Fronteinsatz (TV Short)
 2000 Ich war Hitlers Bodyguard (Documentary)
 1999 Nietzsche's Gay Science (TV Short)
 1998 An Vertov (Short)
 1998 Ein Liebesversuch (Short)
 1997 Der Tag ist nah (Short)
 1996 Gier nach Leben (TV Special)
 1996 Triebwerk-Husten (TV Short)
 1994 Die neun Unzertrennlichen (TV Short)
 1994 Die Rache der betrogenen Braut (TV Short)
 1992 'Ich bekenne!'/Die Kaffeefahrt (TV Movie)
 1990 Neues vom Tage (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Wilde Nacht mit Mond (TV Short)
 1988 Antiquitäten der Reklame (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Das Fliegerlied (TV Movie)
 1983 Biermann-Film (Short)
 1982 War and Peace (segments "Abschied von vorgestern", "Atombunker", "Der Friedensmarsch der Dreihunderttausend in Bonn")
 1980 The Candidate (Documentary)
 1978 Germany in Autumn (Documentary) (segments "Hanns-Martin Schleyer", "Gabi Teichert", "Funeral")
 1977 Die Menschen, die das Staufer-Jahr vorbereiten (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 The Big Mess
 1970 Ein Arzt aus Halberstadt (Short)
 1970 The Indomitable Leni Peickert (TV Movie)
 1964 Porträt einer Bewährung (Documentary short)
 1963 Lehrer im Wandel (Short)
 1961 Rennen (Short)
 1961 Brutality in Stone (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Collection of short stories: "Lernprozesse mit tödlichem Ausgang". Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

DCTP | Official site [Germany]

Alternate Names:

Dr. Alexander Kluge

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One of Germany's most influential social critics and writers in the late 20th century, publishing important literary texts such as "Attendance List for a Funeral" (1962), "The Power of Feelings" (1984) and "The Devil's Blind Spot" (2003). See more »

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