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Oliver Hirschbiegel

Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1957. In his teens he left high school and worked as a cooker in a boat. Then he studied painting and graphism in the Academy of arts in Hamburg where he also started experimenting with video and photography. Those experimental movies attracted the attention of some producers of the German TV. Hirschbiegel became popular... See full bio »

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Downfall Director
The Experiment
The Experiment Director
The Invasion
The Invasion Director
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 2017 The Same Sky (TV Series) (post-production)
 2014 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Borgia (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Sacred Vow (2011)
- Ondata di calore (2011)
- 1492 (2011)
 1997 Das Urteil (TV Movie)
 1997 Trickser (TV Movie)
 1994-1997 Rex: A Cop's Best Friend (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Mord à la carte (1997)
- Tod im Museum (1996)
- Stadt in Angst (1996)
 1992-1994 Tatort (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Ostwärts (1994)
- Kinderspiel (1992)
 1991 Murderous Decisions (TV Movie)
 1986 Das Go! Projekt (TV Movie)
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