Film director whose work included Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, and Quantum of Solace.
He attended New York University's film school.
He participated in a Swiss HIV prevention campaign in 2005.
He was the son of Wolf and Ulli Forster. He was born the youngest of three brothers; his oldest brother Wolfgang committed suicide in 1998; his brother Peter is a lawyer.
He directed Halle Berry in her Oscar-winning performance in the 2001 film Monster's Ball.