“Filmmaking is a matter of life and death.”
Bernd Eichinger

The best-selling book about the wild and often outrageous life of Germany’s biggest film producer, Bernd Eichinger featuring interviews with Stan Lee, Wim Wenders, Werner Herzog, Tom Tykwer, Uli Edel and Henry Rollins among others.


“Katja Eichinger has written a biography of her late husband which contains everything you want from an epic…. BE is a biography that was overdue. Through this book Bernd Eichinger becomes alive again and very likable.”
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

“A merciless declaration of love to this manic filmmaker…. A thrilling and exciting story characterized by the author’s unabashed openness.“
Focus magazine

“An inexhaustible treasure trove. Fortunately Katja Eichinger digs deeper. Her book contains so many wonderful and unknown stories that one would love to read a lot more Eichinger.”
Die Welt