Tom Tykwer

Tom Tykwer

composer, producer, writer

Tom Tykwer was born on May 23, 1965 in Germany. Tom Tykwer's big-screen debut came with Deadly Maria directed by Tom Tykwer in 1993. Tom Tykwer is known for Supa Modo directed by Likarion Wainaina, Stycie Waweru stars as Jo and Marrianne Nungo as Kathryn. Tom Tykwer has got 39 awards and 61 nominations so far. The most recent award Tom Tykwer achieved is European Film Awards. The upcoming new movie Tom Tykwer plays is Lusala which will be released on Nov 04, 2022.

Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working as a film projectionist and then becoming head of programming at the Moviemento Theater.Tykwer's friend, the director Rosa von Praunheim, encouraged him to experiment with film-making and the result was the short Because (1990). Other short films followed, and in 1993 Tykwer made his first full length feature Maria la maléfique (1993). Tykwer's international breakthrough came in 1998 with Cours, Lola, cours (1998), which was a hit with both audiences and critics alike. The film garnered many awards and was the most successful German film of the year. Subsequent projects include Heaven (2002), Le Parfum : Histoire d'un meurtrier (2006), L'enquête - The international (2009) and the ambitious epic Cloud Atlas (2012).

  • Birthday

    May 23, 1965
  • Place of Birth

    Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Known For


39 wins & 61 nominations

European Film Awards
European Achievement in Fiction Series
Winner - European Film Award
German Television Academy Awards
Best Score (Beste Musik)
Winner - German Television Academy Award
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