Christian Zübert at the 2011 Grimme-Preis awards
Christian Zübert (born 1973, Würzburg) is a German film director and screenwriter.
Zübert started out as a screenwriter for German television. In 2000 he directed and wrote his first feature Lammbock , which was a surprise hit in Germany with over one million admissions. In the same year he wrote the script for Mädchen, Mädchen which was a box office hit.
In 2004, he directed the children's adventure movie Der Schatz der weißen Falkenwhich received many awards and played numerous international festivals. After directing and writing award winning movies and series for television, e.g. the Tatort crime thriller Nie wieder frei sein , Zübert returned to the big screen in 2010 with the comedy-drama Dreiviertelmond ( Three Quarter Moon ), which was nominated for the German Film Award, won the Bavarian Film Award and the Director´s Guild of Germany Metropolis Award and was screened in many international festivals.
His 2013 effort Tour de Force had its premiere on the Grand Piazza of the Locarno International Film Festivaland its North American Premiere on the Toronto International Film Festival, where he returned the following year with his German-Greek drama One Breath .
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