Ulrich Edel Overview

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Born: April 11, 1947

At 27, Ulrich Edel penned his first script, Perahim - die zweite (1974) based on a novel by C.V. Gheorghiu, the experience led him to try his hand at directing. Edel directed the miniseries Ding, Das in 1978, but it was his next project, the feature film Christiane F, that catapulted him into international attention. The film, which portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, followed the actions of a 14-year-old girl who is fascinated by the sound of the disco, and as a result she gets... See All


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