Nicholas Fraser

Born: 1948, London

Highlighted works

  • Man on Wire

    Man on Wire

    An extraordinary documentary, constructed like a thriller, about a daring and illegal tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

  • A Syrian Love Story

    A Syrian Love Story

    Filmed over five years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom in the west. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.

  • My Nazi Legacy

    My Nazi Legacy

    Three men travel together across Europe. For two of them the journey involves a confrontation with the acts of their fathers, who were both senior Nazi officers.

  • The Lovers & the Despot

    The Lovers & the Despot

    Documentary telling the bizarre story of the kidnapping of South Korean filmmaker Shin Sang-ok and actress Choi Eun-hee by North Korean agents working for Kim Jong-il. 

  • Love Is All

    Love Is All

    Love Is All takes us on a journey through the 20th century, exploring love and courtship on screen in a century of unprecedented social upheaval.

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