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Directing 'The Lives of Others'

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Directing 'The Lives of Others'

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Directing 'The Lives of Others'

Directing 'The Lives of Others'

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Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
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German writer and director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's movie, The Lives of Others, has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Donnersmarck writes that his film is "a human drama about the ability of human beings to do the right thing, no matter how far they have gone down the wrong path."

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