Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Date of Birth
Dec 08, 1935
Birth Place:
Nossendorf, Germany


Best known for his epic, loose trilogy of films Ludwig, Requiem for a Virgin King (1972), Karl May (1974), and his seven-hour magnum opus Hitler, a Film From Germany (1977), director, screenwriter, and influential film theorist Hans-Jurgen Syberberg is considered a maverick of German cinema. Though unpopular with many German critics, he is internationally renowned (particularly in France where he...