Karola Hattop

Karola Hattop

Regie, Drehbuch
*26.12.1949 Berlin

Biography

Karola Hattop, born 1949 in Berlin, grew up in the GDR, and studied at the department of directing at Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen "Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam-Babelsberg. After her graduation, she worked as a director for Deutscher Fernsehfunk (DFF) and for DEFA-Studio für Spielfilme where she not least made a name for her inventive children"s and family movies: Her film "Mein Vater in der Tinte" (1983), for instance, won the first prize at the Prix Danube festival in Bratislava as well as the special award "Goldener Spatz".

From 1990 to 1994, Hattop worked as a producer, director, but also as a writer for Phantasios-Filmproduktion. Since 1994, Hattop works as a freelance writer and director, mainly for entertaining TV movies like "Scheidung mit Hindernissen (2001) starring Michael von Au or "Herzdamen" (2006) starring Thekla Carola Wied, or for TV series such as "Tierärztin Dr. Mertens" (2006-2007) or "Die Stein" (2008).

In 2008, Hattop returned to the genre of children's movies and finished "Das Morphus Geheimnis" ("Mystery of Morphus "), her first film for the movie screen in 16 years.

Filmography

2009/2010 Prinz und Bottel
Director
 
2008/2009 Der Tod und das Mädchen
Director
 
2008 Das Morphus-Geheimnis
Director
 
2005 Heimkehr in den Tod
Director
 
2003 Wer küsst schon einen Leguan?
Director
 
1998 Ich schenk dir meinen Mann
Director
 
1991/1992 Elefant im Krankenhaus
Director
 
1990 König Phantasios
Director, Scenario
 
1989 Rike
Director, Screenplay
 
1988/1989 Feriengewitter
Director, Screenplay
 
1987/1988 Jeder träumt von einem Pferd
Director, Screenplay
 
1987 Der Schulweg
Director
 
1986/1987 Jan Oppen
Director, Screenplay
 
1984 Ich liebe Victor
Director
 
1984 Eine schöne Bescherung
Director
 
1983 Nachhilfe für Vati
Director
 
1980 Die Dorflinde
Director
 

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