Alwin H. Küchler

Alwin H. Küchler (born 1965) is a German cinematographer.


Born 1965 in Düsseldorf, Alwin H. Küchler started his career as assistant to a fashion photographer.

When he supported his friend Jakob Claussen, who later became a film producer, during the production of a study film, Küchler became interested in cinematography.

From 1990 to 1994 Küchler studied cinematography at the National Film and Television School.[1] During his study he met Lynne Ramsay and realized a few short films with her. In 1999 he made his feature film debut with Ramseys Ratcatcher.

Küchler was nominated for a European Film Award for Best Cinematographer for his works on Morvern Callar in 2002 and Code 46 in 2004.

In 2015, Küchler worked with Danny Boyle on the film Steve Jobs.

Personal life

Küchler is married to director Ngozi Onwurah, and they have one daughter together.[2]

Selected filmography

Year Title Director Notes
1992 Who Stole the Soul? Ngozi Onwurah Documentary Short film
1993 Monday's Girls
1995 Fathers, Sons and Unholy Ghosts Danny Thompson Short film
1996 Small Deaths Lynne Ramsay
The Shaman Sean Geoghegan
1997 Behind the Mask Ngozi Onwurah
1999 One Day in September Kevin Macdonald Documentary film
Ratcatcher Lynne Ramsay Nominated- British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer
2000 The Claim Michael Winterbottom
2001 Lucky Break Peter Cattaneo
2002 Morvern Callar Lynne Ramsay British Independent Film Award for Best Technical Achievement
Nominated- European Film Award for Best Cinematographer
Heartlands Damien O'Donnell
2003 Code 46 Michael Winterbottom Nominated- European Film Award for Best Cinematographer
The Mother Roger Michell
The Deal Stephen Frears
2005 Proof John Madden
2007 Sunshine Danny Boyle
2009 Solitary Man Brian Koppelman
David Levien
2010 Morning Glory Roger Michell
2011 Hanna Joe Wright
2012 Marley Kevin Macdonald Documentary film
2013 R.I.P.D. Robert Schwentke
2014 Divergent Neil Burger
2015 Steve Jobs Danny Boyle
2016 One More Time With Feeling Andrew Dominik Documentary film;
Co-cinematographer with Benoît Debie
2021 The Mauritanian Kevin Macdonald


  1. ^ Alwin H. Küchler at cinematographers.nl, access date 24 August 2015
  2. ^ Onwurah, Ngozi at encyclopedia.com, access date 24 August 2015

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