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 +'''Volker Schlöndorff''' (born in [[Wiesbaden]], [[Germany]] on [[March 31]] [[1939]]) is a [[German film]]maker generally categorized in the [[New German Cinema]] movement.
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 +He won an [[Academy Awards|Oscar]] as well as the [[Palme d'or]] at the [[Cannes Film Festival]] for ''[[The Tin Drum (film)|The Tin Drum]]'' (1979), the film version of the novel by [[Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize]]-winning author [[Günter Grass]].
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 +Schlöndorff has adapted many literary works for his movies, including some critically well-received US productions, but he is also engaged in post-war German politics. He served as the chief executive for the [[Universum Film AG|UFA]] studio in [[Potsdam-Babelsberg|Babelsberg]]. Volker Schlöndorff also teaches film and literature at the [[European Graduate School]] in [[Saas-Fee]], [[Switzerland]], where he conducts an Intensive Summer Seminar.
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 +He was married to fellow film director [[Margarethe von Trotta]] from 1971 to 1991.
 +==Filmography==
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 +===Features===
 +*1966 ''[[Der junge Törless|Young Törless]]''
 +*1967 ''[[A Degree of Murder]]''
 +*1969 ''[[Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell]]''
 +*1971 ''[[The Morals of Ruth Halbfass]]''
 +*1972 ''[[A Free Woman]]''
 +*1975 ''[[The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (film)|The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum]]''
 +*1976 ''[[Coup de Grâce (1976 film)|Coup de Grâce]]''
 +*1979 ''[[The Tin Drum (film)|The Tin Drum]]''
 +*1981 ''[[Die Fälschung|The Circle of Deceit]]''
 +*1984 ''[[Swann in Love (film)|Swann in Love]]''
 +*1990 ''[[The Handmaid's Tale (film)|The Handmaid's Tale]]''
 +*1991 ''[[Voyager (film)|Voyager]]''
 +*1996 ''[[The Ogre (1996 film)|The Ogre]]''
 +*1998 ''[[Palmetto (movie)|Palmetto]]''
 +*2000 ''[[The Legend of Rita]]''
 +*2004 ''[[The Ninth Day]]''
 +*2006 ''[[Strike (2006 film)|Strike]]''
 +*2007 ''[[Ulzhan]]''
 +*2012 ''[[Calm at Sea]]''
 +*2014 ''[[Diplomacy (2014 film)|Diplomacy]]''
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 +===TV Movies===
 +*1970 ''[[Baal (1970 TV Movie)|Baal]]''
 +*1970 ''[[Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach]]''
 +*1974 ''[[Übernachtung in Tirol]]''
 +*1985 ''[[Death of a Salesman (1985 film)|Death of a Salesman]]''
 +*1987 ''[[A Gathering of Old Men (film)|A Gathering of Old Men]]''
 +*2005 ''[[Enigma - Eine uneingestandene Liebe]]''
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 +===Documentaries and shorts subjects===
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 +*1960 ''[[Wun kummert's|Who cares?]]'' (short)
 +*1963 ''[[Méditerranée (1963 film)|Méditerranée]]'' (documentary)
 +*1967 ''[[Der Paukenspieler]]'' (segment "Unheimlicher Moment, Ein")
 +*1975 ''[[The Novels of Henry James]]'' (TV series, episode "Les raisons de Georgina")
 +*1977 ''[[Just for Fun, Just for Play]]'' (documentary)
 +*1978 ''[[Germany in Autumn]]'' (segment "Die verschobene Antigone")
 +*1980 ''[[The Candidate (1980 film)|The Candidate]]'' (documentary)
 +*1983 ''[[War and Peace (1982 film)|War and Peace]]'' (short)
 +*1992 ''[[Billy Wilder, How Did You Do It?]]'' (documentary, aka ''Billy Wilder Speaks'')
 +*1992 ''[[The Michael Nyman Songbook]]'' (documentary)
 +*1996 ''[[Lumière sur un massacre]]'' (TV series, episode "Le parfait soldat")
 +*2002 ''[[Ein Produzent hat Seele oder er hat keine]]''
 +*2002 ''[[Ten Minutes Older: The Cello]]'' (segment "The Enlightenment")
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 +==See also==
 +*[[Cinema of Germany]]
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Volker Schlöndorff (born in Wiesbaden, Germany on March 31 1939) is a German filmmaker generally categorized in the New German Cinema movement.

He won an Oscar as well as the Palme d'or at the Cannes Film Festival for The Tin Drum (1979), the film version of the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass.

Schlöndorff has adapted many literary works for his movies, including some critically well-received US productions, but he is also engaged in post-war German politics. He served as the chief executive for the UFA studio in Babelsberg. Volker Schlöndorff also teaches film and literature at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, where he conducts an Intensive Summer Seminar.

He was married to fellow film director Margarethe von Trotta from 1971 to 1991.

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