Jacob Berger

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Jacob Berger
Born 1963 (age 54–55)
Lydney, England
Nationality Swiss
Alma mater New York University
Occupation Film director, Screenwriter
Years active 1990 - present
Parent(s) John Berger (father), Anya Bostock-Berger (mother)

Jacob Berger (born 1963) is a Swiss film director and screenwriter. His 1990 film Angels was entered into the 40th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]


Jacob Berger is of English and Russian descent, born in Lydney, England, in 1963. He is the son of the English author John Berger and Anya Bostock-Berger.

After studying at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and a first short film titled A Name for Her Desire, Jacob Berger filmed his first full-length motion picture, Angels, in Barcelona, with Steve Weber, Belinda Becker, Féodor Atkine and Angela Molina. The film was presented for official competition at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1990.

In 1991 he produced a TV movie, Jour Blanc, in the Swiss Alps with Heinz Benent, Jean-Yves Berteloot et Fabienne Périneau. The film won the Prix de la Fiction at the Antibes Film Festival.

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  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1990 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 

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