Roland Emmerich Overview

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Born: November 10, 1955

Emmerich began his career in his native Stuttgart, Germany. As a youth he pursued painting and sculpting. While in the director's program at film school in Munich, his student film, The Noah's Ark Principle, went on to open the 1984 Berlin Film Festival. It would also become the highest budgeted film school examination film (DEM 1,000,000) in Germany. The feature became a huge success and was sold to more than 20 countries. Emmerich subsequently formed his own production company,... See All


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