BERND EICHINGER – WENN DAS LEBEN ZUM KINO WIRD
Directors: German Kral & Husam Chadat
Documentary | D | 2000
100 min | Stereo
34th Hof International Film Festival
A portrait of Eichinger necessitates not merely a portrayal of the man himself but also of all the people involved with him, beginning with his parents up to his business associates who often became his friends, e.g. Helmut Dietl, Herman Weigel or the directors of his biggest successes: Uli Edel, Sönke Wortmann, Wolfgang Petersen and Bille August, but also Wim Wenders, Katja Flint, Doris Dörrie, Corinna Harfouch and many others. Bernd Eichinger is synonymous with success in the German film industry. But what actually makes the man tick?