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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
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 2000 In July
Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
 1999/I Kismet
 1998 Short Sharp Shock
 1997 Back in Trouble
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Growing my audience is a target of mine. Cinema is a collective experience. Many people sit together, there's a lot of seats, and you want those seats to be filling up. I'm not that egotistic, to say, "No, I only want to do a film for me, I don't care." That's not true. For sure I do them for me, but I hope I can share it with as many people as possible. See more »


In 2001 Fatih Akin was a member of the Official Competition Jury at the 'Berlin International Film Festival'. See more »

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