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Sophie Rois is an Austrian actress. She has appeared in such films as Three , 180°, Enemy at the Gates and television programmes such as Polizeiruf 110 and Die kleine Monsterin (voice).

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country of nearly 9 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi). The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

<i>Three</i> (2010 film) 2010 German drama film directed by Tom Tykwer

Three is a 2010 German drama film written, co-scored and directed by Tom Tykwer. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.

<i>Enemy at the Gates</i> 2001 film by Jean-Jacques Annaud about snipers in the battle of Stalingrad

Enemy at the Gates is a 2001 war film written and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and based on William Craig's 1973 nonfiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, which describes the events surrounding the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of 1942 and 1943. The film's main character is a fictionalized version of sniper Vasily Zaytsev, a Hero of the Soviet Union during World War II. It includes a snipers' duel between Zaytsev and a Wehrmacht sniper school director, Major Erwin König.


In 2014, she appeared in the documentary The Decent One as Margarete Himmler, wife of Heinrich Himmler. [1]

The Decent One is a 2014 German-Austrian-Israeli documentary directed by Vanessa Lapa about Heinrich Himmler. The film was based on a cache of letters and diary entries that were purchased by Lapa's parents and published in the German newspaper Die Welt. It premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and received mixed reviews.

Margarete Himmler Wife of Reichsführer-SS

Margarete Himmler, also known as Marga Himmler, was the wife of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

Heinrich Himmler High Nazi Germany official, head of the SS

Heinrich Luitpold Himmler was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel, and a leading member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) of Germany. Himmler was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and among those most directly responsible for the Holocaust.

Born 1 June 1961 in Ottensheim, Austria, the actress received the first grade of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres while visiting the Berlinale on 10 February 2014 at the French Embassy of Berlin. [2]

Ottensheim Place in Upper Austria, Austria

Ottensheim is a municipality in the district of Urfahr-Umgebung in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. In July 2008 it hosted the World Rowing Championships, and it will do so again in 2019.

The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963. Its purpose is the recognition of significant contributions to the arts, literature, or the propagation of these fields.

Berlin Capital of Germany

Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,723,914 (2018) inhabitants make it the second most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam. The two cities are at the center of the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which is, with 6,004,857 (2015) inhabitants and an area of 30,370 square km, Germany's third-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhine-Main regions.

Selected filmography

No More Mr. Nice Guy is a 1993 German comedy film directed by Detlev Buck. It was entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won an Honourable Mention.

The Inheritors is a 1998 Austrian-German film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. It stars Simon Schwarz and Sophie Rois and has won numerous awards. The film was selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 71st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Die Manns – Ein Jahrhundertroman is a 2001 German miniseries directed by Heinrich Breloer.

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  1. Abrams, Simon (2014-10-01). "Spoiler Alert! The Decent One Reveals Himmler Was a Bad Guy". The Village Voice . Retrieved 2015-01-11.
  2. "Botschafter Gourdault-Montagne zeichnet Cinéasten Rois und Buchholz bei Berlinale-Abend aus". french embassy Berlin. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.