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

CC BY-SA 3.0 - Image by Martin Kraft

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 Germany over the portrayal of Na…Read more on Wikipedia