Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck learned early in the Morning of the nomination

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Director, producer and screenwriter Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (45, “the lives of Others”) is also true with his latest strip “the factory without the author”, since the 3. October is running in the cinemas, the international nerve. The most recent proof: the Golden Globe nomination as the best non-English language Film. How the Oscar-winner was in, he reveals the news Agency spot on news.

“For the third Time!”

“Michael Barker, the head of the American distribution by Sony Classics, rang me shortly after five o’clock in the morning awake. When I saw his number on the Display, I thought: ‘he’s Either a Sadist or we are nominated for a Golden Globe.’ He just said: ‘You did it for the third Time!'”, the native of Cologne, remembers the 6. December.

The nomination he regarded as a tribute to his entire team: “I see the nomination mainly as a recognition of the great performance of my actors and my team. All have contributed with heart and soul,” says Henckel von Donnersmarck about the Film, which tells of the life of the artist Kurt Barnert (Tom Schilling) over a three-political systems.

The 76. Ceremony of the Golden Globe Awards will take place in the night of 6. on the 7. January 2019 instead. Whether the filmmakers will travel to Los Angeles? Yes. “I am looking forward to it,” says Henckel von Donnersmarck. “The Golden Globes award ceremony is the most beautiful Celebration of the year. Just because it is the most international in the world. The Jury is a group of journalists from over 50 countries. This cosmopolitanism makes the event particularly impressive,” he enthuses.

Three-films, three-Golden-Globe-nominations

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck has made three feature-length films: “the lives of Others” (2005), “The Tourist” (2010) and “work without the author” were each nominated for Golden Globe Awards. Could win, he previously no. His Stasi drama, he was awarded with the most important film prize, the Oscar, and his latest Film was submitted as the German contribution for the Oscar ceremony in 2019 in the category “Best foreign language Film”.