She became famous as “The Girl Rosemarie”, all the great directors wanted to shoot with her: On the death of the actress Nadja Tiller, who died at the age of 93.
She was the grande dame of German post-war cinema, the only one with all the facets that this role – sometimes also: this profession – required. She was elegant, distant, mocking, a little bit bitter and a little bit sweet, also lascivious and sly. She made wickedness socially acceptable in a way that German movie theater had not previously dared to think up. Her accomplice was the director Rolf Thiele. He began to turn German post-war cinema upside down many years before the guys from the New German Cinema.