Peter Sehr

Peter Sehr

Darsteller, Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Drehbuch, Sonstiges, Produzent
*10.06.1951 Bad König (Odenwald); †09.05.2013 München


Peter Sehr earned a degree in Physics and Chemistry in Zurich. After a year in South America, he pursued doctoral studies in Biophysics in Oxford from 1975-1979. During this period, he ran the University Film Society and made his first short films "To Shoot a Bicycle" (1978) and "A Group of People" (1979). In 1980, he moved to Paris, where he spent two years as a research scientist at the Institut Curie. At the same time, he began to work as an assistant director. In 1982, he moved back to Germany and worked with various German and French directors. In 1988, he founded P'Artisan Filmproduktion with Marie Noëlle.

His films include: "Und nicht ein Tohuwabohu" (1987), "Serbian Girl" ("Das Serbische Mädchen", 1991), "Kaspar Hauser: Crime Against a Man's Soul" (1993) - winner of three German Film Awards, "Obsession" (1997), "Love the Hard Way" (2001, winner of a Silver Leopard at Locarno 2001), "The Anarchist's Wife" ("Die Frau des Anarchisten", 2008) and "Ludwig II." (2012).

Peter Sehr died May 9, 2013.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH


2011/2012 Ludwig II.
Director, Screenplay
2007/2008 Die Frau des Anarchisten
Director, Producer
2002/2003 Birkenau und Rosenfeld
2002 Das Klatschen der einen Hand
2000/2001 Love the Hard Way
Director, Screenplay, Executive producer
1997 Berlin - Niagara
1996/1997 Obsession
Director, Screenplay
1994/1995 Die Nacht der Regisseure
1992/1993 Kaspar Hauser
Director, Screenplay
1991 I Know the Way to the Hofbrauhaus
1989/1990 Das serbische Mädchen
Director, Screenplay
1988/1989 Zwei Frauen
2nd Unit director, Assistant director
1988 ...und nicht ein Tohuwabohu
Director, Screenplay
1988 Der Löwe
Assistant director
1984/1985 Väter und Söhne
Assistant director