Dana Vávrová

Dana Vávrová

Darstellerin, Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Drehbuch
*09.08.1967 Prag, Tschechien; †05.02.2009 München

Biography

Dana Vávrová was born in Prague in 1967 and was already a child star in her native Czechoslovakia when she was cast in the lead of the German TV series "Ein Stück Himmel". During the shooting of the series, she got to know the cameraman Joseph Vilsmaier and they subsequently married. Since then, she won many prizes for her roles in his films like "Autumn Milk" (Herbstmilch, 1988), "Rama Dama" (1990), "Stalingrad" (1992), "Brother of Sleep" ("Schlafes Bruder", 1994) and "The Harmonists" (1997). She has also made regular appeareances in TV films by directors like Marian Vajda and Peter Lehner. In 1995, she co-directed "Wie die Zeit vergeht", a documentary on the Alpine rocker Hubert von Goisern, and made her directorial debut proper with "Hunger - Addicted To Love" ("Hunger - Sehnsucht nach Liebe", 1997), followed by "Bear on the Run" ("Der Baer ist los", 2000) and "The Last Train" ("Der letzte Zug", 2006, in co-direction with Joseph Vilsmaier).

Dana Vávrová died of cancer February 5, 2009, at the age of 41.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

2007/2008 Die Gustloff
Cast
 
2007 Lamento
Cast
 
2005/2006 Der letzte Zug
Director
 
2004/2005 Grenzverkehr
Cast
 
2004-2006 Ein Hauptgewinn für Papa
Cast
 
2004 Bergkristall
Cast
 
2004 Der Vater meines Sohnes
Cast
 
2002 Raus ins Leben
Cast
 
1999/2000 Der Bär ist los!
Cast, Director
 
1999 In the Ghetto
Cast
 
1997 Nahkampf
Cast
 
1997 Comedian Harmonists
Cast
 
1996/1997 Hunger - Sehnsucht nach Liebe
Director, Screenplay
 
1996 Beichtstuhl der Begierde
Cast
 
1995 Wia die Zeit vergeht
Director
 
1994/1995 Schlafes Bruder
Cast
 
1993/1994 Charlie & Louise - Das doppelte Lottchen
Assistant director, Co-author
 
1992/1993 Rosen-Emil
Cast
 
1991/1992 Stalingrad
Cast, Creative supervisor
 
1990 Rama dama
Cast
 
1988 Herbstmilch
Cast
 
1987/1988 Pan Tau - Der Film
Cast
 
1982 Ein Stück Himmel
Cast
 

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