Doris Dörrie at the Frankfurt Book Fair, 2011
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Doris Dörrie (German: [ˈdœri̯ə]; born 26 May 1955) is a German film director, producer and author.
Life and work
Born in Hanover, Dörrie completed her secondary education there in 1973. The same year, she began a two-year attendance in film studies in the drama department of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. She then studied at the New School of Social Research in New York. She worked odd jobs in cafés and as film presenter in New York's Goethe House.[clarification needed What Goethe House in NY? Is Goethe-Institut meant?]
In 1975, back in Germany, she began to study at the University of Television and Film Munich. She wrote film reviews for the Süddeutsche Zeitung, where she was also assistant editor. Subsequently, Dörrie worked as a volunteer for various television stations, and filmed short documentaries. She has published several novels, short story collections and children's books, and also staged and directed a number of operas.
- 1999 Bavarian Film Awards, Best Screenplay
- 1999 German Film Award in Gold for Am I Beautiful?
- 2012 Bavarian Film Award, Best Director
- 1983: Straight Through the Heart (Mitten ins Herz)
- 1985: Im Innern des Wals
- 1985: Men... (Männer...)
- 1986: Paradise (Paradies)
- 1988: Me and Him (Ich und Er), starring Griffin Dunne, Ellen Greene, Kelly Bishop, Carey Lowell
- 1989: Money (Geld)
- 1992: Happy Birthday, Türke!, starring Hansa Czypionka, Meret Becker, Joachim Król
- 1994: Nobody Loves Me (Keiner liebt mich)
- 1997: Augenblick
- 1998: Am I Beautiful? (Bin ich schön?), starring Franka Potente, Uwe Ochsenknecht
- 2002: Enlightenment Guaranteed (Erleuchtung garantiert)
- 2002: Naked (Nackt)
- 2007: How to Cook Your Life, a documentary about Zen chef Edward Espe Brown
- 2008: Cherry Blossoms (Kirschblüten – Hanami)
- 2010: The Hairdresser (Die Friseuse)
- 2012: Bliss (Glück)
- 2014: All inclusive (Alles inklusive)
- 2016: Greetings from Fukushima
- Beier, Lars-Olav (6 February 2008). "Interview with Director Doris Dörrie: 'Death Can Make People Feel Very Alive'". Der Spiegel. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
- List of prize winners Archived 19 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine
- IMDb. Bavarian Film Awards. Munich, Bavaria. Awards for 2012
- Breitenstein, Andreas. "Alptraum vom Traummann: Doris Dörries Erzählung Der Mann meiner Träume." Neue Zürcher Zeitung (22 July 1991).
- Elss, Karin. "Doris Dörrie als Erzählerin." Saarbrücker Zeitung (24 August 1989).
- Görtz, Franz Josef. "Beiläufige Tragödien: Geschichten von der Filmemacherin Doris Dörrie." Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (14 March 1989).
- Joglekar, Yogini. "Ethnic Noir in Post-Wall Germany: Happy Birthday, Türke! (Dörrie 1991)." Clues: A Journal of Detection 24.2 (Winter 2006): 17–29.
- Jurczyk, Günther. "Brav Geschmollt: Doris Dörrie erzählt." Stuttgarter Zeitung (11 October 1989).
- Phillips, Klaus. "A Conversation with Doris Dörrie." In: Straight Through the Heart: Doris Dörrie, German Filmmaker and Author, ed. Franz Birgel, Klaus Phillips and Christian-Albrecht Gollub. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2004. pp. 1–16.
- Steuhl, Wolfgang. "Antonia und der Dreckspatz: Wenn ein Mannequin den Mann ihrer Träume findet." Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (13 April 1991).
- Utz, Richard. "Reflecting Love at Quite Its Natural Size: Doris Dörrie as a Writer." In: Straight Through the Heart: Doris Dörrie, German Filmmaker and Author, ed. Franz Birgel, Klaus Phillips and Christian-Albrecht Gollub. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2004. pp. 177–87.
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