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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 Die Liebenden vom Hotel von Osman (Short)
Ahmet
 2001 A Goddamn Job
Ex Gott
 2001 The Experiment
Taxifahrer (voice)
 2000 In July
Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
 1999/I Kismet
Tony
 1999 The Last Flight (Short)
Raffi
 1998 Short Sharp Shock
Nejo
 1997 Back in Trouble
Kebab-Fatih
 1996 Getürkt (Short)
 1995 Sensin - Du bist es! (Short)
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[on informing the Turkish audience about the historic Armenian Genocide through The Cut (2014)] I believe in that. Certain people may not need it. But other people need another rhetoric to understand this, I don't want to be preachy or act as a teacher but I want to create empathy. I made the film so that the Turkish audience could identify with an Armenian hero, which isn't easy. To do this you ... See more »

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Two of his films were submitted for the Best Foreign Langugage Film category of The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008): The Edge of Heaven (2007) (as director, writer and producer) for Germany and Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006) (as producer) for Turkey (September 2007). See more »

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