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Achim von Borries

Achim von Borries


Achim von Borries, born 1968 in Munich, studied History, Political Science and Philosophy from 1989 to 1993 at the Freie Universität Berlin. In 1992 he continued his studies at the German Film and Television Academy (dffb). Borries was highly praised for his impressive screen debut ENGLAND! (2000), which was also his graduating film at the dffb. ENGLAND! ran successfully at several festivals and won 15 international awards including two from the German Film Critics Award in 2002 (Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography for Jutta Pohlmann). It was followed by his second directorial feature film LOVE IN THOUGHTS starring August Diehl, Daniel Brühl and Anna Maria Mühe in the main roles, which celebrated its premiere at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in the USA in 2004. Together with his sister Bettine he wrote the screen adaptations of the classic children’s books THE THREE ROBBERS, MULLEWAPP and LILLI THE WITCH. Achim von Borries has directed episodes of well-known German television series such as "Unter Verdacht" with Senta Berger. In 2010 for the 40th anniversary of the “Tatort” crime series, he directed the anniversary episode “Wie einst Lilly”, which also marked Ulrich Tukur’s debut as a “Tatort” police inspector.

  • Known For: Writing
  • Birthday: 1968-11-13
  • Place of Birth: München, Germany
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