Kramer, Robert


Kramer, Robert
(June 22, 1939, New York City, New York, USA - November 10, 1999, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France)
   He studied philosophy and the history of Western Europe at Stanford University before founding and managing (from 1967 to 1971) The Newsreel, a politi­cally involved group that gathered independent film­makers and helped them concretize and release their works. He started shooting documentaries denounc­ing the flaws of the United States, notably the Viet­nam War. In France since the early 1980s, he filmed several fiction motion pictures. As a co-screenwriter, he collaborated on the following movies: 1982 Ges-tos e Fragmentos (also actor, Alberto Seixas Santos, Portugal); Der Stand der Dinge / O estado das Coisas / The State of Things (Wim Wenders, West Germany / Portugal / USA). Other credits (as actor): 1978 Nem passaro Nem Peixe (Solveig Nordlund, Portugal); 1982 Chambre 666 / USA: Room 666 (TV, as himself, Wim Wenders, France / West Germany); 1991 Swing Troubadour (Bruno Bayen); 1997 Leven met je Ogen (documentary, as himself, Ramon Gieling, Nether­lands); 1998 L'Ennui / O tédio (Cédric Kahn, France / Portugal); 1999 Just in Time (short, Lou Castel); 2000 Devotion: A Film About Ogawa Productions (documentary, as himself, Barbara Hammer, Japan / USA); Le P'tit Bleu (TV, François Vautier); Oscillations (short, Arnaud Gautier).
 Filmography
1965 ◘ FALN (short; also screenwriter; co-director with Peter Gessner; USA)
1967 ◘ In the Country (also screenwriter, producer, editor; USA)
1968 ◘ The Edge (also screenwriter, producer, actor; USA)
1970 ◘ The People's War (documentary; co-director with John Douglas, Norman Fruchter; USA)
        ◘ Ice (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor; USA)
1975 ◘ Milestones (co-director with John Douglas; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor; USA)
1977 ◘ Scenes From the Class Struggle in Portugal (documentary; also cinematographer, editor; USA)
1980 ◘ Guns (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor)
1982 ◘ A toute Allure
        ◘ Notre Nazi (documentary; also cinematographer; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Diesel (also co-adapter, co-dialogist)
1987 ◘ Doc's Kingdom (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Portugal)
1989 ◘ Route One USA (also screenwriter, dialogist, cinematographer, editor; France / Italy / UK)
1991 ◘ Contre l'Oubli / Ecrire contre l'Oubli / Against Oblivion / Lest We Forget (short; segment "Pour Fidel Intursa Fernandez, Pérou")
1994 ◘ Starting Place / Point de Départ (documentary; also screenwriter, editor)
        ◘ Le Manteau (also screenwriter, dialogist)
        ◘ Walk the Walk (also screenwriter, dialogist, cinematographer, editor; France / Belgium / Switzerland)
        ◘ The Ghosts of Electricity (short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor; France / Swit­zerland)
2001 ◘ Cités de la Plaine (documentary; also screenwriter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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