Filmszenen I Heino Ferch Filmography
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Heino Ferch seen through the eyes of several well known German photographers->->
This charismatic and acclaimed movie star in Europe has a distinguished career of acting in film and television, winning dozens of awards and popular success—especially in Germany, where he lives.
As well as starring as the Troja-discoverer, German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann in the Bambi Award 2007 nominated Der Geheimnisvolle Schatz von Troja (TV-mini) he starred in the Grimme-Award 2007 nominated TV-mini Auf ewig und einen Tag [Forever - and another day] (2006), the story of a lifetime friendship ending at NY 9/11 and The Wall - Berlin 1961 (2006) [The movie was nominated for a global Emmy - Award
categorie Mini TV-series in 2007 and won a "Prix Europe" in 2007] on the fate of a family torn apart by the erection of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 which separated Germany in two parts for more than 28 years,
Ferch also played Jakob Gens, the jewish chief of the Ghetto police in Vilnius during WWII in the movie adaption of the theatre play Ghetto by Josuah Sobol (2005) which won the Lithuanian National Cinema Award 2006 and Albert Speer in the 2005 Academy Award-nominated film
Ferch’s other recent starring roles include:
the modern (christmas-)times-comedy Meine Schöne Bescherung (Messy Christmas) 2007,
the emblematic comedy About the Looking for and the Finding of Love (Vom Suchen und Finden der Liebe); Nachts im Park (At Night in The Park);
Der Tunnel, which won audience choice awards in Montreal, Portland and St. Louis Film Festivals, plus five other prizes across Europe;
Marlene, which won the Hollywood Discovery award for best feature at the Hollywood Film Festival; The Unscarred (Everybody dies); Grüne Wüste (Green Desert);
2 Maenner 2 Frauen (Four for Venice); Single sucht Nachwuchs (A Single Man´s Dream);
Tom Tykwer’s big-budget Winter Sleepers (Winterschläfer), which won eight film awards and numerous nominations internationally;
the BAFTA-nominated Lucie Aubrac, starring Carole Bouquet and Daniel Auteuil;
His television career is equally distinguished, with over 40 titles, including his recent role as Athos in D´Artagnan et les trois Mousquetaires, co-starring Emmanuelle Béart, Tchéky Karyo and Vincent Elbaz;
H2O Part II : The Trojan Horse.
H2O Part I won the Directors Guild of Canada Award 2005 for Outstanding Team Achievement, a Golden Nymph at the Monte Carlo TV Festival 2005, and gained ten further award nominations in 2005 in different categories (DCG and Gemini).
the television movie Das Konto (The Account), which was nominated for two Adolf Grimme Awards; Le Lion [co-starring Alain Delon and Ornella Muti];
A Light in Dark Places (Das Wunder von Lengede), which won four top European prizes; Der Anwalt und sein Gast [The Lawyer and His Guest]; the Adolph-Grimme-Awardnominatedthriller Mord am Meer [Murder on Seaside] which won the Bronze World Medal at NY Festival 2005
Ferch played the Marquis de Caulaincourt in the seven-times Emmy nominated mini-series Napoléon, which co-starred Gerard Depardieu, Isabella Rossellini and John Malkovich.
He also stars in The Sands of Time with Peter Weller and Ben Cross and 25 other made-for-television films. [e.g. The Berlin Airlift, TV-mini, which won the Golden Camera as Best German TV-Mini 2005 and the Bavarian Television Special Award 2006 ]
He periodically appears as himself in the television documentaries Stars in der Manege: 1998 (funambulate act), 2002 (floor acrobatics tumbling act) and in 2006 horseriding acrobatics act.
and in Freedom2speak.
Ferch continously gets involved with charity projects. e.g. NINA-innocence in danger in favour of abused children, the annual Anti-Aids Gala in favour of the Anti-AIDS research,
driving license Class II
Heino Ferch is father of a daughter: Louisa (*2000).
Filmography on homepage of "crew united.com"
(Names of movies in  brackets just translations from German for better understanding -names are not the nationalized names of the movies.