ALISON BOSHOFF: All Quiet On The Western Front director Ed Berger reveals crew were reduced to tears filming harrowing war scenes
Audiences found the ‘crater scene’ in All Quiet On The Western Front grueling – and director Ed Berger reveals it also brought some of the crew to tears.
Berger said his British cinematographer cried during the four days it took to film the scene, in which Paul Baumer (Felix Kammerer) encounters a wounded French soldier in trench warfare during World War I. world.
“I started hearing a noise,” Berger said. “Finally, I realized that Danny, my cinematographer, was crying.
“He had been brought up by his grandfather, who himself grew up in World War II hating the Germans.
“But somehow, watching this, Danny came to the strong realization that we are all the same.”
Moving: All Quiet On The Western Front director Ed Berger revealed the crew were in tears while filming the harrowing war scenes
Netflix’s All Quiet On The Western Front is an epic 2022 anti-war film based on the 1929 novel of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque.
Star Felix Kammerer recently revealed he was delighted when he found out the German war film had received 14 BAFTA nominations.
With its impressive stack of nods, the critically acclaimed film tied a record for the non-English language film with the most nominations in BAFTA history.
It has since become an Oscar favorite as well, earning nine Oscar nominations.
The Austrian actor, who plays German soldier Paul Bäumer, reacted to the incredible news on Instagram.
Felix wrote: ‘Thank you BAFTA!!! This is amazing! Congratulations to the best director @eeedwardberger, to the most wonderful @lisychristl29a and incredible @h.merker and of course to my accomplice @albrecht.schuch and the whole fanatic team of this film. See you in London.
Among its 14 nominations, All Quiet On The Western Front received nominations for Best Picture, Cast, Costume Design, Editing, and Cinematography.
Albrecht Schuch was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor while Edward Berger was recognized for Best Director.
One to watch: Netflix’s All Quiet On The Western Front is an epic 2022 anti-war film based on the 1929 novel of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque
It was also nominated in the Film Not In English Language category, where it faced Corsage, Decision To Leave, The Quiet Girl and Argentina, 1985.
His other nods were for makeup and hair, original music, production design, special visual effects, sound, and for best adapted screenplay.
In the meantime, Germany’s Oscar submission not only earned recognition in the Best International Film category, but a total of nine Oscar nominations.
These nods include Best Picture, as well as Best Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Original Music, Visual Effects, Sound, Makeup & Hair, and Production Design.
Delighted: Star Felix Kammerer recently revealed he was delighted when he found out the German war film had received 14 BAFTA nominations