animal filmmaker Andreas Kieling explains why animals make friends with people, what are the scars he bears from his adventures and why he has great respect for people that have an office job.Mareen Linnartz Mareen Linnartz
Mareen Linnartz is the Deputy editor-in-chief of SZ family. After training at the German school of journalism, first editor of the Frankfurter Rundschau, afterwards in Nido, the last editor-in-chief of Allegra, since the 2017 at the süddeutsche Zeitung.
SZ: Mr. Kieling, with 16 they fled from the GDR, by swimming on the Czech-Austrian border by the Danube. Out of desperation over the political situation?
Andreas Kieling: I come from a desolate parent's house, but it was less. I especially had a tremendous longing. Even as a small child I always wanted to be somewhere else, and I played for hours alone in the woods. Later, I read a lot of books, everything by Jack London, Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe", the 28 ...