Director | Writer | Actor
Named his ten favorite films in the 2002 Sight & Sound Greatest Films Poll: Au Hasard Balthazar (1966), Lancelot of the Lake (1974), The Mirror (1975), Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975), The Exterminating Angel (1962), The Gold Rush (1925)...
[on his satisfaction as an artist] In terms of cinema and filmmaking, there are certainly the unexpected gifts that the actors bestow on you. Film is always a question of compromises with respect to what you originally intended.
Frequently casts Juliette Binoche, Isabelle Huppert, Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe and Arno Frisch
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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