Helmut Berger made his acting debut in 1967 in La witch burned aliveepisode directed by Luchino Visconti within the film Witches. As Claudia Cardinale Visconti and Berger recall, they had met on the set of Vaghe stelle dell’Orsa “He was a beautiful boy. Helmut came to the set with Dalì’s wife who was a close friend of Luchino, and their story started from there”.
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Helmut Berger in The Young Tigers, film directed by Antonio Leonviola set among the bored young people of Milano Bene
Helmut Berger and Silvia Monti in You know what Stalin did to women?, directed in 1969 by Maurizio Liverani. On the notes of Ennio Morricone, a satire of ’68
Helmut Berger in The fall of the Gods, a 1969 film directed by Luchino Visconti and the first chapter of the “German trilogy” signed by the Italian director. In the feature film Berger plays the young Martin von Essenbeck
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In 1970 Helmut Berger stars in The god called Dorian. Set in “Swinging London”, the filmdirected by Massimo Dallamano, loosely based on the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.
Helmut Berger with Dominique Sanda in The garden of the Finzi-Continis , a 1970 film directed by Vittorio De Sica, based on the homonymous novel by Giorgio Bassani. The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film
Lino Capolicchio’s diary on the set of The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Helmut Berger with Virna Lisi in the thriller The beautiful monster, signed by Sergio Gobbi in 1971
Helmut Berger with Carole Andre in the thrillerA butterfly with bloody wings, directed by Duccio Tessari
Helmut Bergere plays the role of Ludwig II of Bavaria, in the sumptuous biopic signed by Luchino Visconti. Thanks to his interpretation, the Austrian actor won a David Speciale
Helmut Berger in So beautiful, so corrupt, so disputed, 1973 film directed by Sergio Gobbi.
Helmut Berger with Senta Berger in Il Girotondo dell’amore, a comedy directed by Otto Schenk
Helmut Berger with Liz Taylor, on the set of Ash Wednesday, signed by Larry Peerce (1973)
Helmut Berger with Burt Lancaster in Family group in an interior. This is the latest collaboration between Luchino Visconti and the Austrian actor
Helmut Berger with Glenda Jackson in A romantic Englishwoman1975 film directed by Joseph Losey, based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Wisema
Helmut Berger plays SS Lieutenant Helmut Wallenberg in Salon Kittyscandal film directed by Tinto Brass
Helmut Berger is the violent escaped criminal Nanni Vitali in the excellent detective story The beast with the machine gun directed by Sergio Grieco in 1977
Helmut Berger in The big attack, directed by Umberto Lenzi (1978)
Helmut Berger plays the role of the devil Asmodeus in constant conflict with the witch Finnicella, played by Eleonora Giorgi. The film My wife is a witch is directed by Castellano and Pipolo in 1980. Renato Pozzetto is also in the cast
Helmut Berger and Franco Nero in The Roses of Gdansk, a 1979 film directed by Alberto Bevilacqua.
Helmut Berger in Heroin (Tunnel) by Massimo Pirri (1980)
Helmut Berger and Margie Newton in The Puritan by Nini Grassia (1989)
Helmut Berger with Corinne Clery in the fllm for tv Skipperdirected by Roberto Malenotti (1984)
In 1990 Francis Ford Coppola writing Helmut Berger for The Godfather III, giving him the role of Frederick Keinszig, a wealthy and powerful Swiss banker
Helmut Berger with Stefania Sandrelli in the TV movie Theo by Cinzia TH Torrini (1996)