Wild Germany: The Zugspitze - A trip to Germany's highest mountain

The film is a fascinating journey from the valley to the summit, from the fullness of life to in inhospitable heights.

Director: Jürgen Eichinger

Jürgen Eichinger was born in Rotthalmünster (Lkr. Passau). He has a diploma in geography and started making short-films while he was at university. He attended the academy for television and film for four years as a guest-student. In 1985 he made his first TV film: "Angst" (14'). He has his own production company for industrial and promotional films. He is working as a freelance author and director for the BR since 1989 with the emphasis on culture and nature. He was a member of the jury at several film festivals, leads seminars about camera and dramaturgy and won over 30 awards and distinctions

43 Min.
Director: Jürgen Eichinger
Script: Jürgen Eichinger
Cinematography: Jürgen Eichinger
Editing: Chris von Lüpke
Music: Jürgen Otto
Narrator: Gert Heidenreich
Editor: Angela Schmid; BR, Martin Kowalczyk, BR-ARTE; Gabi Conze, WDR
Producer: Jürgen Eichinger Film
Nominations: Heinz Sielmann Film Award 2016