Weitere Namen
Maria-Elisabeth Maier-Spils (Weiterer Name)
Cast, Director, Screenplay, Costume design, Editing, Producer
Twistringen

Biography

May Spils was born in 1941 near Bremen as Maria-Elisabeth Maier-Spils. After graduating from high school, she tried her hand as a foreign correspondent in Hamburg. Later she took acting lessons in Bremen, worked as a model and took over smaller film roles. She was co-founder of the "Münchner Gruppe" whose goal was to produce their own movies. She celebrated her first successes as a director in 1966 with the short films "Das Portrait" ("The Portrait") and "Manöver" ("Manoeuvres"). With the movie "Zur Sache, Schätzchen" ("Go for It, Baby!", 1968) came the big breakthrough.

Source: Festival des deutschen Films 2011

FILMOGRAFIE

2015/2016
  • Participation
1982/1983
  • Director
  • Screenplay
1977/1978
  • Director
  • Co-author
  • Costume design
1973/1974
  • Director
1969/1970
  • Director
  • Editing
1967/1968
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Editing
1966/1967
  • Cast
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Producer
1966
  • Cast
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Producer
1965/1966
  • Cast
1964/1965
  • Cast