Michael Wiesweg (b. December 10, 1960 in Essen) is a German cinematographer. Michael Wiesweg was already intensively involved in photography during his school years, began his education at the State School of Optics and Photo Technology in Berlin after graduating from high school and a one-year internship.Since the early 1980s he worked as a camera assistant for cinema and television films. His most important teachers were the cameramen Konrad Kotowski and Jürgen Jürges. In 1990 he shot his first feature film as a cameraman with miraculous years of director Arend Agthe. For director Thomas Arslan, Michael Wiesweg photographed his trilogy about the lives of young people and young adults of Turkish origin in Germany, with which Arslan became known In addition to the four seasons of the series Weissensee by director Friedemann Fromm, he made his feature films with Israeli director Eran Riklis, The Syrian Bride and Dancing Arabs. In 2007 he began a long-standing collaboration with director Dominik Graf with the historical television film Das Gelübde. a. the multi-parter In the face of crime, both recently collaborated with Iris Berben on the feature film Die beliebten Schistern and the television film Hanne.Michael Wiesweg lives with his family in Berlin and Brandenburg.
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Weißbier im Blut
Crime film set in Barvaria.
Despite overwhelming working hours, a single father and parcel deliveryer is struggling to maintain decent living conditions for himself and his son. When he discovers that the teenager frets about th...
Ein Mädchen wird vermisst
Despite her diabetes, Nele Sommer is an ambitious swimmer. Nele went missing after training. Is the student controlled by her father or is she the victim of a violent crime? Smiling for both the polic...
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When Stefan's father dies, the theater actor has to return to his hometown Bochum. But it is not easy to get rid of his parents' house, a monument of his life, when he meets Charlie with his old frien...
500 years ago, a revolutionary priest named Martin Luther changed the face of Christendom and the path of European civilization forever.
The path of European civilization was changed by a priest named Martin Luther.
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Ganz nah bei Dir
The lonely bank-employee Phillip follows a strict pattern of somewhat compulsive actions keeping his encounters with strangers to a minimum. When his home one day is robbed of all content and he later...
After the death of his brother, Benedikt Stirner left his home in Bavaria. The father is dying. The strict family matriarch and Benedict's brother react in different ways. He is worried that his broth...
A group of people are spending the summer together. There is a group of people who are very different from each other. The family's isolated holiday home is the site of a resurgence of smouldering con...
1818 in the Münsterland: Innumerable pilgrims seeking comfort and consolation visit the bedside of Anna Katharina von Emmerich, a nun whose body bears marks of the holy wounds of Christ on her chest, ...
Maria is a student at the university of Essen, Germany, living and working in a gray, unpleasant, and anonymous environment. She doesn't have a problem finding someone for a one night stand, but she r...
Woman Driving, Man Sleeping
Sue has a family with four children. Thomas will have a breakdown one day. Thomas' situation is threatening the stability of the family.
A Fine Day
A day in the life of the 21 years old Deniz, who aims to become an actress and makes her living by dubbing movies. After she has split with her old boyfriend she gets to know Diego and spends the even...
Vor meiner Zeit
Walter is overwhelmed when he meets Anne. He left his wife and daughter to marry his dream girl. He became obsessed with the past of his wife after watching a film in which Anne plays a roll.
Can and his girlfriend, Jale, live with their young daughter, Meral, in a tough Turkish neighbourhood of Berlin and barely have enough money to live together. Can is a small-time dealer and errand-boy...
Geschwister – Kardeşler
Thomas Arslan's second feature film and part of his Berlin-trilogy is a slow-paced milieu study of German-Turkish youth in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The film depicts the every day life, domestic conflicts, dr...
A 13-year-old German boy, Robert, (Max Kullman) sets out to try and find his father, who's in Turkmenistan. On his arrival there he meets up with a local boy (Murat Orasov) who agrees to help him, but...
1 TV show
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...
1 TV show
Scene of the Crime
Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Sw...