Awards & Winners

Frank Beyer

Date of Birth 26-May-1932
Place of Birth Nobitz
Nationality Germany
Also know as Frank Paul Beyer
Profession Film director, Screenwriter
Frank Paul Beyer was German film director. In East Germany he was one of the most important film directors, working for the state film monopoly DEFA and directed films that dealt mostly with the Nazi era and contemporary East Germany. His film Trace of Stones was banned for 20 years in 1966 by the ruling SED. His 1975 film Jacob the Liar was the only East German film ever nominated for an Academy Award. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 until his death he mostly directed television films.

Awards by Frank Beyer

Check all the awards nominated and won by Frank Beyer.


Nominations 1976 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Jacob the Liar
Country: German Democratic Republic; in German