Shooting Stars 1998

Franka Potente, Germany

Contact

Agentur Heppeler
Steinstraße 54
81667 München
Germany
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 +49 89- 4488 484
 +49 89- 4488 484

Links

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Biography

Franka Potente trained at the Otto Falckenberg School in Munich and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. She received the Bavarian Film Award as "Best Young Actress" in NACH FÜNF IM URWALD directed by Hans-Christian Schmid. Her breakthrough came with her dynamic performance in the lead role of Tom Tykwer's international hit, LOLA RENNT, for which she was awarded a Bambi in 1998, among other awards. In 1999 and 2000, Franka had the honour of consecutively winning the German Film Award's Audience Award as "Actress of the Year". She quickly graduated to the international stage with roles in international films, including BLOW, opposite Johnny Depp, and THE BOURNE IDENTITIY, opposite Matt Damon. In 2005, she had a feature role in Oskar Roehler's ELEMENTARTEILCHEN, based on Michel Houellebercq's controversial novel, which screened in Competition at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2006. That year, she worked on Richard Roxburgh's ROMULUS, MY FATHER, playing opposite Eric Bana. Franka also found the time to write and direct her first short film, DER DIE TOLLKIRSCHE AUSGRÄBT, which screened at the 2006 Berlinale.

selected Films

Home
Directed by Franka Potente
Co-Producer:
2020
completed
Small Lights
Directed by Josef Rusnak
Co-Producer:
2010
completed
WAVE
Directed by María Ripoll
Co-Producer:
2010
completed
Shanghai
Directed by Mikael Håfström
Co-Producer:
2010
completed
Baba's Song
Directed by Wolfgang Panzer
Co-Producer:
2009
completed
Che Part Two: Guerrilla
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Co-Producer:
2008
completed
ROMULUS, MY FATHER
Directed by Richard Roxburgh
Co-Producer:
2007
completed
EICHMANN
Directed by Robert Young
Co-Producer:
2007
completed
Elementary Particles
Directed by Oskar Roehler
Co-Producer:
2006
completed
Bourne Supremacy, The
Directed by Paul Greengrass
Co-Producer:
2004
completed
CREEP
Directed by Christopher Smith
Co-Producer:
2003
completed
Tulse Luper Suitcases Part II - Vaux to the Sea
Directed by Peter Greenaway
Co-Producer:
2003
completed
I LOVE YOUR WORK
Directed by Adam Goldberg
Co-Producer:
2003
completed
BLUEPRINT
Directed by Rolf Schübel
Co-Producer:
2003
completed

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