Volker Schlöndorff

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Volker Schlöndorff
Volker Schloendorff Lodz Poland November29 2009 Fot Mariusz Kubik 05.jpg
Born (1939-03-31) 31 March 1939 (age 79)
Wiesbaden, Germany
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1960–present
Spouse(s)Margarethe von Trotta (1971-1991; divorced)
Angelika Schlöndorff

Volker Schlöndorff (born 31 March 1939) is a German movie director, screenwriter, and movie producer. He is a very important director of the New German Cinema of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

He won an Oscar as well as the Palme d'or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival for The Tin Drum (1979), the movie version of the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Volker Schlöndorff at European Graduate School. Biography and bibliography. (Retrieved May 14, 2010)

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