Volker Schlondorff

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Birthday
31, 1939
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Prominent member of the New German Cinema of the late 1960s and early 1970s who directed Autumn and The Tin Drum.

Before Fame

He won awards at school for his work in philosophy.

Trivia

His masterpiece The Tin Drum shared the Palme d'or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival and won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film that same year.

Family Life

His father was the physician Dr. Georg Schlöndorff.

Associated With

He and Grizzly Man director Werner Herzog were among the most famous members of the New German Cinema movement.