Language
German
Publisher
Dutch Filmworks, 2016 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2004
Playing time
149 min.
Note
Duits gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Naar Inside Hitler's bunker van Joachim Fest en Until the final hour van Traudl Junge en Melissa Muller
EAN
8719372001691

About Oliver Hirschbiegel

Oliver Hirschbiegel (born 29 December 1957) is a German film director. His works include Das Experiment and the Oscar-nominated Downfall.

Life and career

Hirschbiegel was born in Hamburg, Germany. A Waldorf graduate, Hirschbiegel studied painting and graphic arts, later film, at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts. In 1986, he directed his first film, the made-for-TV movie Das Go! Projekt, the script for which he had written himself. He became a successful TV director, directing numerous episodes of the Tatort and Kommissar Rex series. His first theatrical release was the well-received movie Das Experiment.

In 2004, he attracted world-wide attention with the film Der Untergang (released in English-speaking countries as Downfall), produced by Bernd Eichinger. It recounts Adolf Hitler's last days, and sparked an extensive debate in Ge…Read more on Wikipedia