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Oliver Hirschbiegel to Direct Cold War Series ‘Back to Back’

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.

’13 Minutes (Elser)’: Berlin Review

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.

Berlin: ‘Downfall,’ ’13 Minutes’ Part of Trilogy on Nazi Era, Says Director

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

Berlin: Sony Pictures Classics Takes ’13 Minutes’ for North America

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

AFM: Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Hitler Assassination Film Sells Wide

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

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

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

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

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.

Diana: Film Review

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

Concorde Takes ‘Diana’ Biopic for Germany

The drama, starring Naomi Watts as Lady Di, looks at the final weeks in the life of the Princess of Wales.

Toronto 2011: Oliver Hirschbiegel to direct Guy Hibbert’s ‘Eye in the Sky’ for FilmNation

FilmNation acquired the international thriller from BBC Films.