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Jean-Marie Straub

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Filmmaker Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet, his wife and co-director, have become leading figures in New German cinema. Their films are not for passive viewers seeking light entertainment; films such as Not Reconciled or Only Violence Helps Where Violence Rules (1965) are intellectually demanding, and yet are among the most haunting films of German cinema. Prior to teaming up with Huillet, the French born Straub worked as an assistant to French directors such as Abel Gance, Jean Renoir, and Robert Bresson. He met and teamed up with Huillet in 1954. To avoid the draft, he fled to Munich, Germany in 1958 where they got involved with radical theater groups. By the early sixties he and his wife had become a prominent directors. They made their debut with the short Machorka-Muff in 1963. In 1968, their long-time friend Fassbinder appeared in The Bridegroom, the Comedienne and the Pimp. Straub and Huillet's most famous film is Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968). By the late '60s, Straub had moved more into producing their films while Huillet continued to direct.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet 6 Bagatelas
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet Kommunisten
  • Director
2015
No Score Yet Un conte de Michel de Montaigne
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet Corneille-Brecht ou Rome l'unique objet de mon ressentiment
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet L'Inconsolable (programme de 4 courts-métrages)
  • Director
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet O somma luce
  • Director
2010
No Score Yet L'arrotino
  • Director
2010
No Score Yet Le Streghe, Femmes Entre Elles
  • Director
2009
No Score Yet Le Genou d'Art?mide
  • Director
2008
No Score Yet Itinéraire de Jean Bricard
  • Director
2008
No Score Yet These Encounters of Theirs (Quei loro incontri)
  • Director
2006
No Score Yet Une Visite Au Louvre
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet Sicilia! (Sicily!)
  • Director
1999
No Score Yet Lothringen!
  • Director
1994
No Score Yet Antigone (BAFICI)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1992
No Score Yet Death of Empedocles (Der Tod des Empedokles)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1987
No Score Yet Klassenverhältnisse (Class Relations)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1984
No Score Yet Too Early, Too Late (Trop tot, trop tard)
  • Director
1982
No Score Yet Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Clouds to the Resistance)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1979
No Score Yet Toute Revolution Est un Coup de Des
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1977
No Score Yet Moses and Aaron
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1975
No Score Yet Moses und Aron
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1974
No Score Yet Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene
  • Director
1973
No Score Yet Les yeux ne veulent pas en tout temps se fermer, ou Peut-être qu'un jour Rome se permettra de choisir à son tour (Eyes Do Not Want to Close at All Times, or, Perhaps One Day Rome Will Allow Herself to Choose in Her Turn) (Othon)
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1970
No Score Yet The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
  • Director
1968
No Score Yet Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter (The Bridegroom, the Actress and the Pimp)
  • Director
1968
No Score Yet Not Reconciled (Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt wo Gewalt herrscht)
  • Director
1965
No Score Yet Machorka Muff
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1962

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