Wolf-Eckart Bühler

Wolf-Eckart Bühler – Der Havarist AKA The Shipwrecker (1984)

Actor Sterling Hayden found himself cooperating with the House Un-American Activities Committee in 40s and 50s Hollywood. This film tracks the restless actor’s search for meaning, his discomfort with Hollywood’s easy money and the circumstances that led to his naming names through re-enactments. Read More »

Manfred Blank & Wolf-Eckart Bühler – Leuchtturm des Chaos AKA Pharos of Chaos (1983)

Sterling Hayden, the semi-retired actor, war hero, and writer passes his days living on a barge in France. He enjoys telling anecdotes, until finally opening up about his alcoholism, loneliness, “creative impotency,” and deepest shame: publicly naming names in Hollywood during the Red Scare. Read More »