Lars Kraume

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Lars Kraume
Lars Kraume (Regisseur)-ab.jpg
Born (1973-02-24) 24 February 1973 (age 45)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1996-present

Lars Kraume (born 24 February 1973) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer.[1] He has directed 35 films since 1996.[2]


Kraume has directed numerous television productions, including several episodes of the crime series Tatort and his own crime mini-series Dengler. His feature film The People vs. Fritz Bauer was nominated for nine German Film Awards, winning in the categories of best film, best director, best screenplay, best supporting actor, best costume design and best production design.[3][4] Lars Kraume's next film, "The Silent Revolution," is based on the true story about a group of DDR youth whose protest in solidarity with the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 became global news after they were interrogated and denounced by the East German government. It was distributed by StudioCanal in 2018.[5]

Kraume has directed some of Germany's most celebrated actors and actresses, including Martina Gedeck, Lars Eidinger, Florian Lukas, Burghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld as well as Wolfgang Büttner's last performance for Kraume's directing debut Dunkel.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Viktor Vogel – Commercial Man Director
2010 The Coming Days Director
2015 The People vs. Fritz Bauer Director & Co-Screenwriter
2016 The Verdict Director
2018 The Silent Revolution Director & Screenwriter


  1. ^ Denk, David (2016-10-16). "Der Filmemacher, der das Publikum abstimmen lässt". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 2017-04-13.
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  3. ^ "Awards for The People vs. Fritz Bauer". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
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