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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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Known For

Downfall
Downfall Director
(2004)
The Experiment
The Experiment Director
(2001)
The Invasion
The Invasion Director
(2007)
Five Minutes of Heaven
(2009)

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 2017 The Same Sky (TV Series) (post-production)
 2015 13 Minutes
 2014 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2013 Diana
 2011 Borgia (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Sacred Vow (2011)
- Ondata di calore (2011)
- 1492 (2011)
 2007/I The Invasion
 2004 Downfall
 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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