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Encyclopedia > Bernhard Wicki

Bernhard Wicki (28 October 1919 in St. Pölten, Austria - 5 January 2000 in Munich) was an actor and director, famous for his anti-war film "Die Brücke" (The Bridge), in which seven youths, blinded by Nazi propaganda, defend their home town's strategically unimportant bridge from approaching American forces. October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... St. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... For the 2005 Steven Spielberg film, see Munich (film). ... Die Brücke (The Bridge) was a group of German expressionist artists formed in Dresden in 1905. ...


Mr. Wicki's surname is pronounced the same way as wiki, the term for the type of website whose properties are shared by, and used to develop and sustain, this site. Wikibooks has more about this subject: Wiki Science A wiki (IPA: <wee-kee> or <wick-ey> (according to Ward Cunningham) is a type of website that allows users to add and edit content and is especially suited for collaborative authoring. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... The Wikipedia logo. ...


Filmography

  • 1956: Weil du arm bist, mußt du früher sterben
  • 1958: Warum sind sie gegen uns?
  • 1959: Die Brücke (The Bridge)
  • 1961: Das Wunder des Malachias
  • 1962: The Longest Day (with others)
  • 1964: Der Besuch
  • 1965: Morituri
  • 1967: Madeleine und der Legionär
  • 1971: Das falsche Gewicht
  • 1971: Karpfs Karriere
  • 1977: Die Eroberung der Zitadelle
  • 1984: Die Grünstein-Variante
  • 1987: Sansibar oder Der letzte Grund
  • 1989: Das Spinnennetz

Die Brücke (German for The Bridge) is a German anti-war movie made in 1959. ... DVD cover The Longest Day is a 180-minute 1962 war film, based on the 1959 book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944. ...

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Artnews.info Munich: BERNHARD WICKI at Pinakothek der Moderne 23 June - 02 Oct 2005 (505 words)
Bernhard Wicki gained world-wide fame in 1959 with his film »The Bridge«.
Even today it is a little known fact that Wicki was active as a photographer during the 1950s, creating a body of work that not only helped with his directorial work, but that also carried his own creative trademark.
In 1960, Wicki’s photographic work is published in a fine edition by Interbooks Verlag, Zurich, under the title »Zwei Gramm Licht« with an introduction by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
The Bridge (Die Brücke) Bernhard Wicki (284 words)
The director, Bernhard Wicki, was able to elicit harrowing performances from his cast, and the film received accolades from all over the World, including an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award in America.
Wicki went on to new directing assignments, including the German sequence in The Longest Day, and several of the young actors found success in German theater and television.
Directed by Bernhard Wicki; music by Hans-Martin Majewski; featuring Volker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, and Cordula Trantow.
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