Cast, Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Sound, Producer, Unit production manager
Mannheim

Biography

Roger Fritz was born in Mannheim on September 22nd 1936. In 1955, after an apprenticeship as a businessman, he made the acquaintance of photographer Herbert List in Munich and became his part-time assistant. He started to take pictures on his own, winning his first Photokina award as a 20year-old, followed by another prize two years later. In 1960, Fritz founded the now-legendary magazine twen, and in 1961, he enrolled at the Ufa talent school for acting and directing in Berlin.

Fritz produced his first short feature "Verstummte Stimmen" in 1963. The film won a German Film Award, while Fritz" second short feature "Zimmer im Grünen" was given the official certificate "Besonders wertvoll", deeming it to be of extraordinary artistic value. Fritz also assisted director Luchino Visconti on "Boccaccio 70" (I/F 1961) and "Il Gattopardo" (I/F 1962), and worked with Gian Carlo Menotti in New York.

Back in Germany, Roger Fritz directed feature films like "Mädchen, Mädchen" (1966), "Häschen in der Grube" (1968), "Mädchen mit Gewalt" (1969) and "Zwischen uns beiden" (1971). Moreover, he also performed as an actor in films by Rudolf Thome ("Fremde Stadt", 1972), Sam Peckinpah ("Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz", 1976) und Rainer Werner Fassbinder ("Lilli Marleen", 1981). In addition to this, he frequently worked as a set and still photographer on numerous productions, including several films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. As a result, Fritz published a book on Fassbinder's "Querelle" in 1982.

 

FILMOGRAFIE

2016/2017
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2014-2016
  • Participation
1986/1987
  • Cast
1984/1985
  • Sound
1983/1984
  • Cast
1983/1984
  • Cast
1983/1984
  • Cast
1982/1983
  • Cast
1982
  • Cast
  • Still photography
1980
  • Cast
1979/1980
  • Cast
1979/1980
  • Cast
1972
  • Cast
1969
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Producer
1969
  • Producer
1968
  • Director
  • Screenplay
1967/1968
  • Cast
  • Screenplay
  • Producer
1966/1967
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Producer
1964
  • Director
  • Unit production manager
1962
  • Director