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Bruno S. (1932–2010)


The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught painter and musician; while these were his favorite ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

(1974)
Stroszek Der Bruno Stroszek
(1977)
Phantomanie Bruno S.
(2009)
Frontstadt Actor
(1983)

Filmography

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 2011 Avé
Viki's Grandfather
 2009 Phantomanie
Bruno S.
 1983 Frontstadt
 1977 Liebe das Leben, lebe das Lieben
Bandoneonspieler
 1977 Stroszek
Der Bruno Stroszek
 1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Kaspar Hauser
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (2 credits)
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 1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (musician: piano improvisation - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 2008 Aspekte (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode dated 4 April 2008 (2008) ... Himself (as Bruno Schleinstein)
 2003 Bruno S. - Die Fremde ist der Tod (Documentary)
Himself
 1978 I Am My Films - A Portrait of Werner Herzog (Documentary)
Stroszek
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 2011 Lola - Der Deutsche Filmpreis 2011 (TV Special documentary)
Himself - Memorial Tribute
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bruno Schleinstein

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On Bruno's fading fame: Everybody threw him away. See more »

Trivia:

He was also the subject of Nazi experiments on mentally disabled children during the Nazi era in Germany. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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