Robert Schwentke biography

Robert Schwentke

Film director

1968 –

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Who is Robert Schwentke?

Robert Schwentke is a German film director best known for the films Tattoo and Flightplan.

Robert Schwentke graduated from Los Angeles film school, Columbia College Hollywood, in 1992.

He directed two feature films in Germany, the thriller Tattoo and the comedy Eierdiebe, the latter a semi-autobiographical film about a man being treated for testicular cancer, a disease he had been diagnosed with and survived himself in 1995.

Schwentke directed 2009's The Time Traveler's Wife, based on the best-selling novel, and starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams.

In 2008 Summit Entertainment optioned Red, the 2003 graphic novel thriller by writer Warren Ellis and artist Cully Hamner, as a feature film. Schwentke directed the film, Red, from a script by Whiteout screenwriters Erich and Jon Hoeber, and the adaptation was produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian of Transformers. Principal photography began in January 2010 in Toronto and Louisiana with stars Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman.

Schwentke directed the action-comedy crime film R.I.P.D., based on the comic book Rest in Peace Department by Peter M. Lenkov.

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Born
1968
Stuttgart
Also known as
  • 로버트 슈벤트케
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Columbia College Hollywood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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