Valeska Grisebach

Valeska Grisebach


I want to create something in the text that others understand. I never give the script to the actors. For me it’s a beautiful moment when I can leave the script behind.    


Valeska Grisebach is a German film director. She studied German Language and Philosophy in Berlin, Munich and Vienna before starting film studies in Vienna. Her graduation film BE MY STAR was nominated for the Adolf Grimme Award in 2002 and won the FIPRESCI Prize at Toronto IFF and the main prize at Torino FF. Her film WESTERN was selected at Cannes Film festival 2017.

Films Selection

  • Western - 2017
  • Longing (Sehnsucht) - 2006
  • Be My Star (Mein Stern) - 2001