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Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage. He began studying Visual Communications at Hamburg's College of Fine Arts in 1994. His collaboration with Wueste Film also dates from this time. In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, "Sensin - You're The One!" ("Sensin - Du Bist Es!"), which received the Audience Award ... See full bio »

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 2001 Planet der Kannibalen
Mr. Dark
 2001 A Goddamn Job
Ex Gott
 2001 The Experiment
Taxifahrer (voice)
 2000 In July
Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
 1999/I Kismet
Tony
 1998 Short Sharp Shock
Nejo
 1997 Back in Trouble
Kebab-Fatih
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[on his inspirations for The Cut (2014)] Elia Kazan's America America (1963), certain aesthetics of the cinematography, as well as shooting the film in English and naturally the long voyage of the young man through the impoverished towns and villages on the way to Constantinople. (...) I had Westerns in my mind to inspire me, The Searchers (1956) by John Ford, and also Homer's 'The Odyssey' ... See more »

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His hobbies include boxing and appearing as 'DJ Superdjango' in clubs. See more »

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