Markus Imhoof

Markus Imhoof

Switzerland

Biography

Born in 1941 in Winterthur, Switzerland, Markus Imhoof studied Art History, History and German studies at the University of Zurich. He then studied Film at the Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich, worked as assistant to Leopold Lindtberg at the Zurich Schauspielhaus and taught at film schools in Berlin, Milan and Zurich as guest lecturer. Since 1969 he works as independent filmmaker. In 1981 he received the Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film for DAS BOOT IST VOLL. In 2013 he won the Swiss Film Award for Best Documentary Film for MORE THAN HONEY. Imhoof currently lives and works in Berlin.

Films Selection

  • Eldorado - 2018
  • More Than Honey - 2012
  • Les raisons du coeur - 1996
  • Les petites illusions - 1991
  • Das Boot ist voll - 1981