Volker Schlöndorff

German film director, screenwriter and film producer

Volker Schlöndorff (born 31 March 1939) is a German movie director, screenwriter, and movie producer. He is a very important director of the New German Cinema of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Volker Schlöndorff
Born (1939-03-31) 31 March 1939 (age 85)
Occupation(s)Film director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1960–present
Spouse(s)Margarethe von Trotta (1971-1991; divorced)
Angelika Schlöndorff

He won an Oscar as well as the Palme d'or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival for The Tin Drum (1979), the movie version of the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass.[1]

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  1. Volker Schlöndorff Archived 2010-04-22 at the Wayback Machine at European Graduate School. Biography and bibliography. (Retrieved May 14, 2010)

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