Stefan Ruzowitzky

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Stefan Ruzowitzky is an Austrian director who won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film for his movie Die Fälscher (The Counterfeiters, 2007). He is also known for Die Siebtelbauern (The Inheritors, 1998) Anatomie (Anatomy, 2000) and Die Hölle (Cold Hell, 2017). Ruzowitzky studied drama and history at the University of Vienna. In the early years of his career he directed documentaries and commercials and also made music videos of noted artists such as N’Sync and Scorpions. He is currently working on Narcissus and Goldmund, the first adaptation of Herrmann Hesses famous novel.