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Alf Brustellin

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Alf Brustellin
Born(1940-07-27)27 July 1940
Vienna, Austria
Died11 November 1981(1981-11-11) (aged 41)
Munich, Germany
OccupationFilm director
Years active1968–1981

Alf Brustellin (27 July 1940 – 11 November 1981) was an Austrian film director and screenwriter. He directed six films between 1972 and 1979. He co-directed the 1978 film Germany in Autumn, which won the Special Recognition Award at the 28th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Alf Brustellin worked together with Bernhard Sinkel as a director and screenwriter team.

Brustellin was in a relationship with Hannelore Elsner from 1973 until his death. He died in a car accident.

Selected filmography


  • Berlinger [de] (1975) (co-director: Bernhard Sinkel)
  • Der Mädchenkrieg [de] (1977) (co-director: Bernhard Sinkel) — (based on a novel by Manfred Bieler [de])
  • Germany in Autumn (anthology film, 1978)
  • Der Sturz [de] (1979) — (based on a novel by Martin Walser)



  1. ^ "Berlinale 1978: Prize Winners". Retrieved 7 August 2010.

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