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Helmut Käutner (1908–1980)


Helmut Käutner was born on March 25, 1908 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Paul Günther Helmut Käutner. He was a director and writer, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), The Last Bridge (1954) and The Rest Is Silence (1959). He was married to Erica Balqué. He died on April 20, 1980 in Castellina in Chianti, Tuscany, ... See full bio »

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The Last Bridge Director
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(1959)
A Glass of Water Director
(1960)

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 1978 Mulligans Rückkehr (TV Movie)
 1976 Margarete in Aix (TV Movie)
 1974 Derrick (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stiftungsfest (1974)
 1974 Die preußische Heirat (TV Movie)
 1972 Ornifle (TV Movie)
 1971 Die gefälschte Göttin (TV Movie)
 1970 Der Kommissar (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Anonymer Anruf (1970)
 1970 Ring Round the Moon (TV Movie)
 1969 Tagebuch eines Frauenmörders (TV Movie)
 1968 Bel Ami (TV Movie)
 1967 Stella (TV Movie)
 1967 Die spanische Puppe (TV Movie)
 1966 Leben wie die Fürsten (TV Movie)
 1966 Robin Hood, the Noble Robber (TV Movie)
 1965 Die Flasche (TV Movie)
 1965 Romulus der Große (TV Movie)
 1964 The Canterville Ghost (TV Movie)
 1963 Vorspiel auf dem Theater (TV Short)
 1962 Redhead
 1961 Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein (uncredited)
 1961 Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein (uncredited)
 1961 Black Gravel
 1961 Zu jung für die Liebe? (supervisor)
 1959 A Stranger in My Arms (as Helmut Kautner)
 1957 Monpti
 1950 Epilogue
 1942 Anuschka
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Other Works:

Playwright: "Himmel ohne Sterne"

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Alternate Names:

Helmut Kautner | Käutner
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During the war, he avoided overt political content in his films, which allowed him to continue his career unhindered after 1945. Later he was much acclaimed for his socially conscious, often starkly realistic post-war films, which depicted the plight of the common man, struggling with the traumatic effects of the war and its aftermath. See more »

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