Cast, Director, Screenplay, Producer
Berlin Bollewick-Wildkuhl

Biography

Kurt Maetzig was born in Berlin in 1911. He studied Sociology, Psychology and Law in Paris, and Engineering, Chemistry and Economics in Munich. In 1933, he worked as an assistant director, but was banned from his profession because of Nazi laws in 1934. He was a co-founder and board member of the East German DEFA studios, and went on to establish the weekly DEFA newsreel "Der Augenzeuge".

A selection of his films include: the first German documentary after the war "Einheit SPD-KPD" (1946), "Die Buntkarierten" (1949), "Der Rat der Goetter" (1950), "Ernst Thaelmann - Fuehrer seiner Klasse" (1955), "Vergesst mir meine Traudel nicht" (1957), "Der schweigende Stern" (1960), "Das Kaninchen bin ich" (1965), "Januskopf" (1972), and "Mann gegen Mann" (1975), among others.

Kurt Maetzig died August 8, 2012, aged 101.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

 

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1977/1978
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1975/1976
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1971/1972
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1964/1965
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1963/1964
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1962/1963
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1961
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1960/1961
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1959/1960
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1957
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1957
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1954/1955
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1953/1954
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1951/1952
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1950/1951
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1950
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1950
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1947
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1946
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1945/1946
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