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Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Highest Rated: 92% The Lives of Others (2006)

Lowest Rated: 21% The Tourist (2010)

Birthday: May 2, 1973

Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Standing at an imposing 6'8," German-born director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck loomed over the 2007 Academy Awards when he won the Best Foreign Film Oscar for his feature debut, "The Lives of Others" (2006), a stark and frightening thriller set in the world of the infamous Stasi, East Germany's brutal intelligence agency, during the height of the Cold War.

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THE TOURIST, Angelina Jolie, director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck on set, 2010, ph: Peter Mountain/©Columbia Pictures

Filmography

Movies

Credit
77% 87% Never Look Away Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$1.3M 2018
21% 42% The Tourist Director,
Screenwriter
$67.6M 2010
92% 96% The Lives of Others Director,
Writer
$11.3M 2006