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Christian Petzold was born in Hilden in 1960. After studying German and Drama at the Freie Universität Berlin, he enrolled in Berlin's German Academy for Film and Television (DFFB). There he studied film direction while at same time working as an assistant director to Harun Farocki and Hartmut Bitomsky. After graduation, Christian Petzold made ... See full bio »

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30 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Phoenix
Phoenix Director
(2014)
Barbara
Barbara Director
(2012)
Yella
Yella Director
(2007)
Die innere Sicherheit
(2000)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (15 credits)
 2018/I Transit (filming)
 2015-2016 Bukow and König (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Wölfe (2016)
- Kreise (2015)
 2014/II Phoenix
 2012/I Barbara
 2011 Dreileben (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 2008 Jerichow
 2007 Yella
 2005 Gespenster
 2003 Wolfsburg
 2001 Something to Remind Me (TV Movie)
 1998 Die Beischlafdiebin (TV Movie)
 1996 Cuba Libre (TV Movie)
 1995 Pilotinnen (TV Movie)
 1992 Das warme Geld (Video)
Show Show Writer (15 credits)
Show Show Sound department (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Nina Hoss] Nina is an incredible ensemble player. She can throw out everything superfluous, and that produces something fantastic.

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Studied at the German Academy of Film and Television in Berlin from 1988 to 1994. During that time, he also worked as an assistant director for Harun Farocki and Hartmut Bitomsky. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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