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  1. Oliver Hirschbiegel to Direct Cold War Series 'Back to Back'

    8:35 am 2/18/2015

    Tracey Scoffield and Frank Doelger's Rainmark Films will produce the series, set in the divided Berlin of the 1970s, together with 'Borgia' producers Beta. Read more

  2. '13 Minutes (Elser)': Berlin Review

    7:15 am 2/12/2015

    Oliver Hirschbiegel's account of a footnote of failed heroism in Third Reich history was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics prior to its Berlin premiere.Read more

  3. Berlin: 'Downfall,' '13 Minutes' Part of Trilogy on Nazi Era, Says Director

    4:19 am 2/12/2015

    Oliver Hirschbiegel's new film, which has its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, is about would-be Hitler assassin Georg Elser.Read more

  4. Berlin: Sony Pictures Classics Takes '13 Minutes' for North America

    10:10 am 2/7/2015

    The company also takes the Oliver Hirschbiegel movie, about the failed Hitler assassination attempt, for Latin America.Read more

  5. AFM: Oliver Hirschbiegel's Hitler Assassination Film Sells Wide

    4:12 am 11/19/2014

    '13 Minutes' follows the failed attempt by Nazi resistance fighter Georg Elser to kill Adolf Hitler in 1939Read more

  6. ‘Downfall’ Director Joins Biopic of Nazi Resistance Fighter Georg Elser

    2:48 am 7/3/2014

    Oliver Hirschbiegel will direct the film about the German carpenter who tried to assassinate Hitler in 1939.Read more

  7. AFM: 5 Hot Indie Directors on Why Studios Don't Make Their Kinds of Films Anymore

    2:41 pm 10/31/2013

    In THR's roundtable, Oliver Hirschbiegel ("Diana"), James Gray ("The Immigrant"), Atom Egoyan ("Devil's Knot"), Jonathan Teplitzky ("The Railway Man") and Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station") also weigh in on why TV can't replace great films, the terror of going to set on the first day ("I want to throw up") and unusual advice for aspiring filmmakers.Read more

  8. Diana: Film Review

    5:26 pm 9/11/2013

    Naomi Watts plays the doomed British princess in a biopic from "Downfall" director Oliver Hirschbiegel. Read more

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