Tom Tykwer Overview

Tom Tykwer
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1965
Birth Place:
Wuppertal, Germany

Biography

Touted as the next major German director, Tom Tykwer made his international breakthrough with the hit Run Lola Run (1998). A movie fan and autodidact, Tykwer made his first Super-8 film at age 11. Undeterred by his failure to gain admission to Germany's film schools, he entered the film industry in his early twenties, working variously as a projectionist, production assistant, script supervisor,...