Directed by: Jascha Hannover and André Schäfer
Cinematography: Andy Lehmann
Film Editors: Fritz Busse and Michel Linzer
Music: Ritchie Staringer
Producer: André Schäfer (Florianfilm GmbH)
Broadcaster: ARTE/ZDF, ORF, AVRO
“There are three golden rules to filmmaking: thou shalt not bore, thou shalt not bore, and thou shalt not bore!” Director Billy Wilder was as a legend in his lifetime and embodies a period of contemporary history. He was successful beyond measure, and became very rich as a result – but he never sold out. In exclusive, newly-filmed interviews companions and contemporaries of Billy Wilder, such as Volker Schlöndorff, Marthe Keller und Paul Diamond the portrays a person who above all was never boring.