Julian Radlmaier

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Katja Weilandt and Julian Radlmaier Viennale 2013

Julian Radlmaier (born 1984 ) is a German-French film director and screenwriter.

His graduation film Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog had its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam , was shown at the Berlinale 2017 in the section "Perspektive Deutsches Kino" and was awarded the 2017 German Film Critics Prize as the best feature film debut.

In 2018 he received the “Berlinale Talents” and “Perspektive Deutsches Kino” Kompagnon-Förderpreis for his new feature film project Blutsauger . In 2019, the screenplay for Blutsauger was also awarded the German Screenplay Prize.


Radlmaier studied film studies at the Free University of Berlin and then directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). During this time he worked as Werner Schroeter's personal assistant . He has also edited various translations of the film-theoretical writings of the French philosopher Jacques Rancière .

In 2013 his short film A Ghost Goes Around in Europe received the German Film Critics' Prize for the best experimental film at the Oberhausen Film Festival . His medium-length film A proletarian winter wonderland was in Rotterdam and at the 2014 Viennale shown and won awards in Mexico (FICUNAM) and Brazil (Olhar de Cinema).

In 2018 a retrospective of his films was shown on MUBI . In 2019 Radlmaier received a Wolfram von Eschenbach Prize .


  • 2013: A ghost is haunting Europe
  • 2014: A proletarian winter fairy tale
  • 2017: self-criticism of a middle-class dog
  • 2019: Bloodsuckers

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