The swiss actor Bruno Ganz died on Saturday, February 16, died of cancer at the age of 77 years. Revealed by Wim Wenders, and Volker Schlöndorff, it was made famous for The “Wings of desire” and by calling a Hitler, and scary in “The Fall”. D. R. The swiss actor Bruno Ganz died on Saturday, February 16, died of cancer at the age of 77 years at his home in Zurich. It is his manager who announced the death of the comedian at the Franfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung. Revealed by Wim Wenders, and Volker Schlöndorff, it was made famous for The Wings of desire, and by calling a Hitler, and scary in The Fall. After a military service in his native Switzerland, Bruno Ganz Germany studying theatre. Begins for him a rich career on the stage, where he plays many classic and creates the world famous company “Schaubuehne” in the company of Peter Stein. Rohmer, Hopper, Herzog… In 1975, Bruno Ganz begins on the big screen in The Marquise of O Eric Rohmer, and then is revealed with The american Friend (Wim Wenders, 1977), a thriller that sees him rub shoulders with Dennis Hopper. After delivery noticed it in Knife in the head, he confronts Dracula in Nosferatu Phantom of the Night Werner Herzog and illustrates the four corners of Europe in productions sometimes in the us (These boys coming from Brazil), and Italian (An Italian woman, the Lady of The camelias), or French (The Back has the well-aimee). Wings of fame The career of Bruno Ganz is then enamelled roles strong such as that of a reporter of the German plunged into the Lebanon war in The Forger (1981), or that of a sailor forlorn in the feature-length film In the white city. But it was in 1987, with The Wings of desire by Wim Wenders , that the actor is accessing a truly international recognition.
Bruno Ganz finds Wenders to far away, So close and then held in 1998, the main role of the contemplative L’ Eternity and a day Theo Angelopoulos, winner of the Palme d’or at Cannes. In 2004, the actor appeared for the first time in the credits of a big hollywood production, A crime in the head, a remake of the classic John Frankenheimer in which he rubbed shoulders with Denzel Washington. However, in the same year, it is with The Fall , in which he plays Hitler, Bruno Ganz found a role outside the norm, to the extent of its requirement. In 2007, it is the poster of the Man without age of Francis Ford Coppola, and then, in 2008, of the controversy The Baader-meinhof gang. Pursuing an international career, he alternates then the productions French (Sport girls), us (Free of identity, Cartel), Danish (The House That Jack Built) or Norwegian (Cooled). The trailer of “Wings of desire” : The Wings of desire trailer VO