Tom Tykwer Overview

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Born: May 23, 1965

Born in Wuppertal, Germany, Tykwer was fascinated with films at an early age. When he was 14, he worked at the local movie theatre where he would watch the theatre's copy of Blade Runner over and over. After completing school, Tykwer did some community service to avoid compulsory military service. In 1984 he moved to Berlin, again working at a movie theatre. During his ten years at the theatre, he met and got involved with a film crew that met there regularly. With their help, he created his... See All

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