Volker Schlöndorff is a Berlin-based German filmmaker who won an Oscar as well as the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for The Tin Drum (1979), the film version of the novel by Günter Grass.
Schlöndorff is adopting many literary works for his movies but he is also engaged in post-war German politics. He served as the chief executive for the UFA studio in Babelsberg.
Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002) (segment "The Enlightenment")
Die Stille Nach Dem Schuß (1999; 2000 English title The Legend of Rita)
Palmetto (1998) (Dumme sterben nicht aus)
Homo Faber (1991) (Voyager)
The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
Death of a Salesman (1985) (Der Tod eines Handlungsreisenden)
Krieg und Frieden (1983) (War and Peace)
Die Blechtrommel (1979) (The Tin Drum)
Der Fangschuß (1976) (Le Coup de grâce)
Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (1975) (Lost Honor of Katharina Blum)
Der Junge Törless (1966) (Young Torless)
Volker Schlöndorff Faculty Website European Graduate School