Joseph Vilsmaier

Joseph Vilsmaier

cinematographer, director, producer

Joseph Vilsmaier was born on Jan 24, 1939 in Germany. Joseph Vilsmaier's big-screen debut came with Didi Drives Me Crazy directed by Wigbert Wicker in 1986. Joseph Vilsmaier is known for The Harmonists directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, Ben Becker stars as Robert Biberti and Heino Ferch as Roman Cycowski. Joseph Vilsmaier has got 20 awards and 9 nominations so far. The most recent award Joseph Vilsmaier achieved is Bavarian Film Awards. The upcoming new movie Joseph Vilsmaier plays is Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge which will be released on Jun 30, 2017.

Joseph Vilsmaier was born on January 24, 1939 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Stalingrad (1993), Comedian Harmonists (1997) and Frère sommeil (1995). He was previously married to Dana Vávrová and Hanna Vilsmaier. He died on February 11, 2020 in Bavaria, Germany.

  • Birthday

    Jan 24, 1939
  • Place of Birth

    Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Known For


20 wins & 9 nominations

Bavarian Film Awards
Winner - Honorary Award
Der letzte Zug (2006)
Winner - Special Award
Best Direction (Regiepreis)
Winner - Bavarian Film Award
Best Production (Produzentenpreis)
Winner - Bavarian Film Award
Biberach Film Festival
Winner - Honorary Award
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