in search of : Maximilian Brückner

Maximilian, Maxi (in his family and according to  his agency), Max Brückner, Bruckner / Brueckner
(in English speaking countries)

German Actor, Director, Musician, Dancer and also proud native Bavarian
"Bayerische Sahneschnitte"
- "Schuhplattler der Herzen" - "Prince Charming"


Maxi about Maxi (in German)


Und Äktschn (2013/14)
Spieltrieb (2012/13)
Welcome to Bavaria (2011/12)
Was weg is, is weg (2011)
RubbeldieKatz (2011)
War Horse (2011)
Resturlaub (2011)

Films and other work for TV


Books on Tape / Radio

Who can judge whether the signature is really from Maximilian Brueckner??

Photos - a future project

Maxi and I (in Bavarian)

German Filmball


Links to other sides of Maxi's Life

His Agency


"I hob hoit des Pech g'habt und des Glück, dass i hoit nix anders konn, ois a bissl rumspuin und auf der Bühne rumhupfn." M.B.

New Interview with Maximilian Brückner
for the German section of this website.
Interview on January 17, 2014 for his new film "Und Äktschn!", which opened in German and Austrian movie theatres on Feb 6, 2014.
Max Brueckner
Exclusive Interview with Maximilian Brückner
(in Bavarian) for the German section of this website.
Interview date was in late January 2012, but due to a string of unforeseen circumstances, publishing it was delayed till early March 2012.

~ News ~

July 24 Set picture from the first day of filming "Schwarzach 23" on July 21, along with a description of its story by producing TV network ZDF. See here.
July 16 More cast members were added to "Schwarzach 23", a Made-for-TV-movie about a family of Bavarian cops, with Maximilian Brückner, Friedrich von Thun and Gundi Ellert, directed by Matthias Tiefenbacher: Marlene Morreis, Thomas Schmauser, Michael A. Grimm and Frederic Linkemann. Principal photography is scheduled to begin on July 21 in Munich.
July 8 New festival dates for the award winning short film "Welcome to Bavaria" by Matthias Kossmehl:
10.7. Flosskino Berlin, Topic: displacement and migration
28.7. - 2.8. Malescorto Film Festival, Malesco/IT
31.7. - 3.8. CineFringe Film Festival, Edinburgh/GB
July 7 Although no movies with Maximilian Brückner screened at the recent 32th Munich Filmfest, he attended some entertainment business get-togethers. Some pictures from the various events.
July 1 Max's agency 'die agenten' has again changed one of his promotional headshots, which were first uploaded in early 2013 to a brand new one. Take a look at it.
June 30 And yet another new project of Max, again for German TV network ZDF, was announced today: "Schwarzach 23", with Friedrich von Thun and Gundi Ellert, director Matthias Tiefenbacher, script Michael Proehl. Filming from 7/22 to 8/22/2014. No further information so far.
June 23 Max's new project is the made-for-TV-movie "Inas neues Leben" (Ina's new life) for German TV network ZDF. Andrea Sawatzki plays the title role, Florian Froschmayer is directing after a script by Birgit Maiwald. Filming in Berlin had began on 6/17 and will take until 7/16/2014.
June 22 On Saturday, June 21 the Brückner family opened their store for traditional Bavarian clothing, "Trachten Brückner". Here are some photos, provided by the music trio 'Die Perlseer Dirndl' (where Susanne Brückner is one of the members), showing some more members of the family, like Max carrying food supplies or Niki behind the bar or Xaver behind the sales counter of the shop. The photos. Website of the store.
June 1 Max's agency 'die agenten' has changed some of his promotional headshots, which were first uploaded in early 2013. This is the current selection.
May 27 "Clara Immerwahr" with Katharina Schüttler in the title role and Maximilian Brückner as her husband, nobelprize winner Fritz Haber, will premier tomorrow both on Austrian TV ORF2 and on German TV ARD at 8:15pm.
Here are some teasers and trailers: German teaser, German trailer, Austrian trailer
May 18 The award-winning German short film "Welcome to Bavaria" by Matthias Kossmehl, with Maximilian Brückner, Heinz-Josef Braun, Njamy Sitson, and Josef Hannesschläger is now available on DVD through its official website @
Filmclip, in OV w/Engl. subtitles.
May 5 First set report from the 3-part mini series "Tannbach" for German TV network ZDF, which is currently filmed in the Czech Republic, Thuringia and Bavaria. By Katharina Riehl for Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 30, 2014
April 24 Gregor Schnitzler's movie version of Juli Zeh's successful novel "Spieltrieb"/"Gaming Instinct" (with Michelle Barthel, Jannik Schümann and Maximilian Brückner) will be released in Germany & Austria on DVD, Blu-Ray and as Download on April 30. Official announcement clip from distributor Concorde Home Entertainment.
April 22 New set stills and the official press release (with more photos) from producing network ARD for "Clara Immerwahr", which will premiere both on German TV network ARD and on Austrian TV ORF2 on May 28, at 20:15h.
April 15 Maximilian Brückner's next project will be the 5th episode, titled "Liebe" (Love) of the German-Austrian TV-series "Spuren des Bösen" (Traces of Evil), in the role of charismatic Michael Auer, for ZDF & ORF. Emmy nominated actor Heino Ferch will return as Richard Brock.
April 12 Back from a way too short vacation, with some news about Max:
On March 25, the Made-for-TV movie "Clara Immerwahr" was presented to German press, with a string of photos and video interviews with Katharina Schüttler and with Maximilian Brückner.
It will air on German TV network ARD and on Austrian TV ORF2, both on May 28 at 20:15h.
April 12 The official confirmation that Max is indeed be part of the large cast for the 3-part mini series "Tannbach" (WT) (about a small village torn between Bavaria and Thuringia in post-war Germany), for German TV network ZDF was also released on March 25. Other cast members: Nadja Uhl, Heiner Lauterbach, Martina Gedeck, Henriette Confurius, Jonas Nay, Ludwig Trepte, Alexander Held, Ronald Zehrfeld, Maria Dragus, Florian Brückner, Natalia Wörner, and more. Alexander Dierbach is directing after a script by Josephin and Robert Thayenthal. Filming in the Czech Republic, Thuringia and Bavaria takes place until mid-July, with a broadcast date in early 2015.

Main Site in German
Link to German site

German Website Updates: 7/24 "Schwarzach 23" (WT) ; 7/18 "Reiff für die Insel" ; 7/10 "Tannbach"/Mini-Series ; 6/23 "Inas neues Leben" (Ina's new life) (NEW) ; 6/2 "Und Äktschn!" (And Action!) ; 5/29 "Clara Immerwahr" ; 5/18 "Welcome to Bavaria" ; 5/9 "Spuren des Bösen - Liebe" (NEW) ; 3/27 Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 3/10 "Bodycheck" (abandoned project) ; 2/3 Interview with Maximilian Brueckner, "Die Hölle bin ich" (WT) ; 2/2 "Und Äktschn!" - German Premiere ; 1/31 Magazines ; 1/21 German Filmball, Max' Biography ; 1/14/2014 "Magdalena" - Play ; 12/2/2013 "Spieltrieb" (Gaming Instinct / L'Instinct Du Jeu) ; 10/30 "Tatort - Aus der Tiefe der Zeit" ; 10/24 Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play ; 10/10 "Spieltrieb" - Selection of reviews ; 10/3 German premiere of "Spieltrieb", "Spieltrieb" - My review ; 9/19 "Tatort - Scene of the Crime" ; 7/23 "D' Boandl auf d' Roas" - The play on tour

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
Latest: 7/24/2014

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