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Carl Schenkel dies suddenly in Los Angeles

Swiss-born writer-director Carl Schenkel has died suddenly in Los Angeles at the age of 55 from heart failure.He made his feature debut with Cold As Ice (Kalt Wie Eis) set in the new wave music scene in 1981 and then became one of the hottest properties in the German film world with the 1984 thriller Out Of Order (Abwaerts), starring Goetz George, Renee Soutendijk and "new face" Hannes Jaenicke. After the critical and commercial success of Out Of Order ...

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