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Never Be Boring: Billy Wilder

, 2017

Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment, Double Indemnity… Billy Wilder was one of the great entertainers of the Classical Hollywood era and one of its most celebrated writers and directors.

Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment, Double Indemnity… Billy Wilder was one of the great entertainers of the Classical Hollywood era and one of its most celebrated writers and directors. One of a slew of directors who fled from Nazism and settled into a successful career in the United States, Wilder was a six-time Oscar winner best known for his distinctive cynicism and wit. Never Be Boring: Billy Wilder dives into the great man’s fascinating life and work, featuring archival interviews with the man himself as well as collaborators and friends, including director Volker Schlöndorff, actor Mario Adorf and Swiss actress Marthe Keller, from across his historic career.

90 mins / English, German (English subtitles)
Director — André Schäfer, Jascha Hannover

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