Fatih Akin

Actor, writer and director Fatih Akin was born in Germany to Turkish parents, who emigrated from Turkey in the 1960s. In 1995, Akin wrote and directed his first short film, Sensin — You’re The One!/Sensin - Du Bist Es!. The film won the Audience Award at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival.  In 1998 he directed his first feature length film, Short Sharp Shock/Kurz Und Schmerzlos.

Fatih Akin Films

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