Clemens Klopfenstein

Clemens Klopfenstein

Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1944-10-19 (77 years old)

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Clemens Klopfenstein (born 19 October 1944 in Täuffelen) is a Swiss film director, screenwriter, cameraman, film producer and film editor. Klopfenstein already made his first film experiments during the middle school, which he graduated in 1963. He then worked as a laboratory assistant, proofreader and journalist and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel. From 1962 to 1965 he made some short films and founded the film work community AKS with Urs Aebersold and Phillip Schaad. After the drawing teacher's diploma, he was a student in the film class of the Kunstgewerbemuseum Zürich under Kurt Früh. His final film Nach Rio (1968) depicts the flight of Swiss gangsters.From 1968 to 1970, Klopfenstein was a cinematographer for student films at the Filmhochschulen in Zurich and Munich. Then he turned to painting and illustrated the novel Die Handschrift von Zaragossa von Jan Potocki. He continued his photo work paese sera (night pictures) with film recordings, which eventually resulted in the non-narrative compilation film Geschichte der Nacht. In the forgotten valley, a young Swiss discovers an unknown valley with a group of refugees from the Second World War.His film The Silence of Men, in which two alter egos talk about their existence during a world trip, was awarded the Bern Film Award in 1997 and the Swiss Film Award in 1998.WhoFearWolf (who is afraid of the Umbrian wolf) shows the bus trip of an increasingly insecure actor troupe through the unreal landscape of Umbria.

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Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1944-10-19 (77 years old)

Place of birth
Täuffelen, Switzerland

Citizenships
Switzerland

Awards
Swiss Film Awards

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