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Ulrich Seidl

Ulrich Seidl was born on November 24, 1952 in Vienna, Austria. He is a director and producer, known for Paradise: Love (2012), Paradise: Faith (2012) and Goodnight Mommy (2014). He is married to Veronika Franz. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Paradise: Love Director
Paradise: Faith Director
Goodnight Mommy Producer
Import Export Director


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 2022 Rimini
 2016 Safari (Documentary)
 2014 In the Basement (Documentary)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2007 Import Export
 2006 The Mozart Minute (Documentary short) (segment director)
 2006 Brothers, Let Us Be Merry (Documentary short)
 2003 Jesus, You Know (Documentary)
 2001 Dog Days
 1999 Models
 1998 Fun Without Limits (Documentary)
 1997 The Bosom Friend (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Pictures at an Exhibition (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Animal Love (Documentary)
 1994 The Last Real Men (Documentary)
 1993 Losses to Be Expected (Documentary)
 1989 Krieg in Wien (Documentary)
 1984 Look 84 (Documentary short)
 1982 The Prom (Documentary)
 1980 One Fourty (Documentary short)
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Veronika Franz  (2 children)

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[press conference for Import Export (2007) at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival] There are no limits. As for limits, you can only set limits in the situation you find yourself and you have to set them for yourself. So as a director I was responsible for the people working with me who were in front of the camera; I have to leave them their dignity and I have to know just how far I can go and how much ... See more »


Retrospective at the 12th New Horizons Film Festival (2012). See more »

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