Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1973
Birth Place:
Cologne, West Germany


For Academy Award-winning filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, the only way to make the film that would launch his career was to do so on his own terms. After living in both Germany and the United States during his childhood, von Donnersmarck went on to study philosophy at Oxford University and Russian in St. Petersburg. He even interned for Sir Richard Attenborough before going back to his...