Volker Schlöndorff

Volker Schlöndorff

director, writer, producer

Volker Schlöndorff was born on Mar 31, 1939 in Germany. Volker Schlöndorff's big-screen debut came with Young Törless directed by Volker Schlöndorff in 1966. Volker Schlöndorff is known for Diplomacy directed by Volker Schlöndorff, André Dussollier stars as Raoul Nordling and Niels Arestrup as General Dietrich von Choltitz. Volker Schlöndorff has got 45 awards and 33 nominations so far. The most recent award Volker Schlöndorff achieved is Hamptons International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Volker Schlöndorff plays is Return to Montauk which will be released on May 11, 2017.

Has studied economy and political sciences as well as at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographique (IDHEC) in Paris, France. Worked as an assistant director with Louis Malle, Jean-Pierre Melville and Alain Resnais. Founded his own production company Bioskop Film together with Reinhard Hauff and Eberhard Junkersdorf in 1973. Has directed several operas in Frankfurt a/M, Berlin (Germany) and Paris, France. Since 1992 chief executive of the german production company Sudio Babelsberg GmbH (former UFA/DEFA).

  • Birthday

    Mar 31, 1939
  • Place of Birth

    Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
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Known For


45 wins & 33 nominations

Hamptons International Film Festival
The Forest Maker (2021)
Winner - Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice
The Forest Maker (2021)
Romy Gala, Austria
Best TV Direction (Beste Fernsehregie)
Winner - Romy
Der namenlose Tag (2017)
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