Im Land der Höhlen, Felsen und Falken – Die Fränkische Schweiz

The “Fränkische Schweiz” is a German region with bizarre pinnacles and caves unique in Central Europe. The film introduces the exceptional and often threatened animal and plant life of this region.

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

44 Min.
Director: Jürgen Eichinger
Script: Jürgen Eichinger
Cinematography: Jürgen Eichinger
Editing: Chris von Lübcke
Music: Jürgen Otto
Narrator: Gert Heidenreich
Editor: Angela Schmid
Nominations: Best Score 2009