Egon Günther

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Egon Günther
Egon Günther (1988) by Guenter Prust.jpg
Egon Günther in 1988
Born(1927-03-30)30 March 1927
Died31 August 2017(2017-08-31) (aged 90)
Potsdam, Germany
OccupationFilm director
Years active1961 - 2002

Egon Günther (30 March 1927 – 31 August 2017)[1] was a German movie director and screenwriter. He was born in Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany.

His movie Lotte in Weimar was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.[2] In 1985, his movie Morenga was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 35th Berlin International Film Festival.[3] He was a member of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.

Günther died in Potsdam, Germany on 31 August 2017 at the age of 90.

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  1. Egon Günther ist tot, in: Tagesspiegel, 31 August 2017.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Lotte in Weimar". Archived from the original on 2012-09-26. Retrieved 2009-04-28.
  3. "Berlinale: 1985 Programme". Archived from the original on 2017-02-08. Retrieved 2011-01-09.

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