Alexander Kluge is a famous German filmmaker and author.
Alexander Kluge, born in German in 1932, is a world-famous author and filmmaker (his twenty-three films include Yesterday Girl, The Female Patriot, and The Candidate), a lawyer, and a media magnate. He has won German's highest literary award, the George Büchner Prize in addition to his four gold lions from the Venice Film Festival.
“Alexander Kluge, that most enlightened of writers.”
— W.G. Sebald on Alexander Kluge
“Alexander Kluge is a gigantic figure in the German cultural landscape. He exemplifies—along with Passolini—what is most vigorous and original in the European idea of the artist as intellectual, the intellectual as artist.”
— Susan Sontag on Alexander Kluge