Alexander Kluge
Date of Birth
Feb 14, 1932
Birth Place:
Halbertstadt, Harz, Germany


The complex, some say ponderous, films of director Alexander Kluge are not often fully understood by non-German audiences, yet those who appreciate them hail Kluge as one of the key figures in reviving German cinema and consider him a major force in the genesis and development of New German Cinema. He was among those who penned the inflammatory Oberhausen Manifesto, a document signed by 26 irate...