Jörg Buttgereit

Playwright, Film director

1963 –

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Who is Jörg Buttgereit?

Jörg Buttgereit is a German writer/director known for his controversial films. He was born in Berlin, Germany and has lived there his entire life.

He is best known for his 1987 film Nekromantik.

In 1999, he directed an episode of the television series Lexx, after a six-year absence from the entertainment industry.

In 2013, Buttgereit announced that he would be teaming up with fellow horror directors Andreas Marschall and Michal Kosakowski to work on an anthology film called German Angst, in which each director would do one short. As of now, the directors are still trying to raise funds for the film.

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Dec 20, 1963
West Berlin
Also known as
  • Jorg Buttgereit
  • Germany
  • West Germany

on July 23, 2013


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