Zeitgeist Films | Into Great Silence
Philip Gröning
Film Info
2006
162 mins
Color
Germany
In minimal English subtitled French dialogue
35mm
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound: Dolby SRD
Rating: Not Rated
Philip Gröning

Philip Gröning was born in Düsseldorf in 1959, raised in Düsseldorf and the US. He traveled extensively through South America and studied Medicine and Psychology before turning to filmmaking in 1982, when he signed up for studies at the Munich Film school (HFF).

Gröning developed a passion for screenwriting and began to work as an actor for Peter Keglevic and Nicolas Humbert. He also worked as sound assistant, propmaster and assistant director before making his own films.

Filmography

Full length feature films
SUMMER (1986)
THE TERRORISTS! (1992)
L’AMOUR, L’ARGENT, L’AMOUR (2000)

Documentaries
THE LAST PICTURE TAKEN (1983)
VICTIMS. WITNESSES (1993)
INTO GREAT SILENCE (2006)

Shorts
THE SWIMMER (1983)
STACHOVIAK! (1988)