Minna Grooss is a renowned film director, producer and screenwriter known for her award-winning work in the film industry. She is best known for her debut feature film, The Lost Husband (2020), which was nominated for an Academy Award and earned her a nomination for a Directors Guild of America Award.
Born in Germany in 1979, Grooss developed a passion for film from a young age. She studied film at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, and made several short films during her tenure there. Grooss then went on to work as an editor and assistant director for a number of German television series.
In 2005, Grooss made her feature film directorial debut with the critically acclaimed drama Silent Storm. The film was nominated for several awards, including the German Film Award, and won the Bavarian Film Award for Best Screenplay.
Grooss' next film was the historical drama The Wind Horse (2008), which earned her a nomination for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. She followed this with the psychological drama The Haunting of Alice (2009), which won numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Rome Film Festival.
In 2020, Grooss released her third feature film, The Lost Husband, starring Leslie Bibb and Josh Duhamel. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Grooss a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
Grooss has also written and directed several television movies, including the mystery drama Silence (2008) and the psychological thriller The Secret (2009). She has also written and produced several short films, including the award-winning drama Red Roses (2015).
A gifted storyteller with a passion for filmmaking, Grooss continues to create powerful and thought-provoking films that push boundaries and challenge the status quo. She is one of the most acclaimed directors in the industry today, and her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades.