Gunter Friedrich

Gunter Friedrich

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1938-08-01 (83 years old) · Gender: Male

16 Movies · 4 TV shows

Biography

Gunter Friedrich (born 1 August 1938 in Zwickau) is a German film director. Friedrich was born in 1938 as the son of a student councillor in Zwickau. He graduated from high school and began studying at the Engineering School for Film Technology Potsdam-Babelsberg in 1956, where he was trained until 1959 in the subject "Recording Director". He then began to work as assistant director at Deutsche Fernsehfunk and from 1962 to 1965 completed an acting training in the young talent studio of the DFF. From 1965 he worked for five years as an actor as well as a director at various theatres in the GDR. He only switched to the DFF in 1970. Until 1984 he first shot various children's films for television, including 1974 Why can't I be good?, 1976 When someone promised what and 1979 "I – then for a while nothing". His DEFA children's films became known as Geigenkasten (1985), Hasenherz (1987) and Die Sprungdeckeluhr (1991), which remained his only cinema films. From 1985 to 1991 Friedrich was active as a director in the field of "TV drama" at the television of the GDR and shot various episodes of police shout 110 and the prosecutor has the word In the 1970s and 1980s, he also occasionally appeared as an actor in the children's film Trini and in the fairytale film Froschkönig.Since 1992, he has been working as a freelance director and mainly filming television series, including Für alle Fälle Stefanie, Samt und Seide und Sturm der Liebe.Friedrich is a member of the German Film Academy and the Bundesverband Regie.Gunter Friedrich is married to actress Renate Heymer and lives in Berlin. Together they have two sons.

Movies & TV shows

2010.

1 Movie
Im Schatten des Pferdemondes

Im Schatten des Pferdemondes

2010
Two family owners of horse stables are facing old rivalries. The conflict moved into the field of the personal when one of them asked the help of a doctor of horses to treat the disorder one of the mo...

2000.

1 TV show

1995.

1 TV show
TV
Für alle Fälle Stefanie

Für alle Fälle Stefanie

1995
Für alle Fälle Stefanie is an German medical drama television series created by Werner Krämer that aired on Sat.1 from May 15, 2005 to August 29, 2005. It was produced by Novafilm Fernsehproduktion. F...

1991.

1 Movie
Die Sprungdeckeluhr

Die Sprungdeckeluhr

1991
After the Nazis took over Germany, the father of Hansi and Rosi must hide from the police. He left a watch with a message on it.

1988.

1 Movie
The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

1988
Henriette is a princess; she is playing with her ball, but drops it into a well. A talking frog replaces it with a golden ball, on condition that he can eat and drink with her, and rest in her bed. Sh...

1987.

1 Movie
Rabbit Heart

Rabbit Heart

1987
Janni is depressed because she's a little behind in her development. Her classmates make comments about her. A film crew comes to her school to find a candidate for a role in a movie. They think Janni...

1985.

1 Movie
Unternehmen Geigenkasten

Unternehmen Geigenkasten

1985
Ten-year-old Ole is full of mischief. He attempts to fly and is hospitalized with a broken leg. When he sees a Sherlock Holmes movie on TV, however, he forgets about the pains and comes up with a new ...

1983.

2 Movies
Pianke

Pianke

1983
The story of a young German boy and his father who befriend a Jewish family during WWII.

1982.

1 TV show
TV
Das große Abenteuer des Kaspar Schmeck

Das große Abenteuer des Kaspar Schmeck

1982
Das große Abenteuer des Kaspar Schmeck is a German television series.

1979.

2 Movies
Ich - Dann eine Weile nichts

Ich - Dann eine Weile nichts

1979
The motto for the 13-year-old narrator Bärbel Fielow, as far as school is concerned, must always be the opinion in class.

1978.

1 Movie
Das Raubtier

Das Raubtier

1978
After a wolf had killed a sheep in their village, 12-year old Roland and his friend Hugo keep track of the predator. Roland wants to build a trap to capture the wolf alive. His father, on the other ha...

1977.

2 Movies
An Entirely Fictitious Story

An Entirely Fictitious Story

1977
Caroline and Tobias have a lot of fantasies. But one day everything they tell suddenly become true.
Trini

Trini

1977
Trini avenges the torture of his uncle by a landowner’s son. Trini and his fellow peons destroy the landowner’s home and overpower his guards with the help of Emiliano Zapata. Zapata is killed in a co...

1976.

1 Movie
If One Has Promised

If One Has Promised

1976
A funny adventures of twelve years old Jens and his school friends.

1974.

1 Movie
Why Can't I Be Good?

Why Can't I Be Good?

1974
Adventures of a young boy who always gets into various troubles.

1971.

1 TV show
TV
Polizeiruf 110

Polizeiruf 110

1971
Polizeiruf 110 is a long-running German language detective television series. The first episode was broadcast 27 June 1971 in the German Democratic Republic, and after the dissolution of Fernsehen der...

1970.

1 Movie

1956.

1 Movie
KgU - Kampfgruppe der Unmenschlichkeit

KgU - Kampfgruppe der Unmenschlichkeit

1956
The travelling exhibition Agents, Spies, Saboteurs Exposed about the actions of FRG spies
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