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Helmut Dietl

Writer-director

Born - 22 June 1944, Bad Wiessee, Bavaria, Germany
Died - 30 March 2015

Cheerful-looking, dark-haired, round-faced German writer-director who won awards (and an Oscar nomination) for his Nazi-slanted satire Schtonk! in 1992. Other film credits as director included It Can Only Get Worse (1979), Rossini (1997), Late Show (1999), About the Search for and the Finding of Love (2005) and Zetti (2012), his last. Four times married, he died from lung cancer.