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Also Known As: Died: November 13, 1997
Born: March 5, 1941 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Berlin, DE Profession: director of photography

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A key cinematographer of the New German Cinema, Dietrich Lohmann first came to prominence for his collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He garnered particular praise for his work on the European scenes of the ABC miniseries "War and Remembrance" (1988). Hollywood beckoned and Lohmann went on to work on "The Lover" (1990), "The Innocent" (1993) and "The Peacemaker" (1997). He was in the final weeks of shooting "Deep Impact" (1998) at his untimely death.

A key cinematographer of the New German Cinema, Dietrich Lohmann first came to prominence for his collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He garnered particular praise for his work on the European scenes of the ABC miniseries "War and Remembrance" (1988). Hollywood beckoned and Lohmann went on to work on "The Lover" (1990), "The Innocent" (1993) and "The Peacemaker" (1997). He was in the final weeks of shooting "Deep Impact" (1998) at his untimely death.

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  Bremer Freiheit (1972) Director

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Was mentored by Volker Schlondorff, ALexander Kluge and Werner Herzog while attending Berlin Film School
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Began career working for a production company
1969:
Began collaboration as director of photography on nine films directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
1972:
Last collaboration with Fassbinder, "Eight Hours Are Not a Day"
1986:
Earned Emmy nomination for his work on the ABC miniseries "War and Remembrance"
1987:
Moved to L.A. (date approximate)
1990:
Garnered attention for his work on "The Lover"
1997:
Served as director of photography on the first DreamWorks SKG feature "The Peacemaker", directed by Mimi Leder
1997:
Was in final weeks of shooting Leder's "Deep Impact" at the time of his death
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Education

Berlin Film School: - 1969

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wife:
Babetee Lohmann-Raitmayr. Doctor. Married c. 1975; survived him.

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daughter:
Katja Lohmann. Physician. Lives in Germany; survived him.

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