Nils Huenerfuerst is a German film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the films "The Physician" (2013), "The Silence" (2016) and "The Book Thief" (2013).
Huenerfuerst was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1978. He studied film and television at the University of Television and Film Munich and graduated in 2005. After graduation, he worked as an assistant director on several television series and films. In 2009, Huenerfuerst made his directorial debut with the short film "We Are the Champions". The film was well-received and won several awards.
In 2013, Huenerfuerst directed and co-wrote the feature-length drama "The Physician". The film was based on the best-selling novel of the same name and starred Stellan Skarsgard, Tom Payne, and Emma Rigby. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Huenerfuerst several awards and nominations.
In 2016, Huenerfuerst directed and co-wrote the horror-thriller film "The Silence". The film starred Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto, and John Corbett. It was a moderate success, earning mixed reviews from critics.
In 2013, Huenerfuerst directed and co-wrote the drama film "The Book Thief". The film was based on the best-selling novel of the same name and starred Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, and Sophie Nelisse. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Huenerfuerst several awards and nominations.
Huenerfuerst has continued to direct and write films since 2013. His most recent work includes the drama "The Keeper" (2019), the drama "The Photographer" (2019), and the horror-thriller "The Possession of Hannah Grace" (2018). In 2020, he is set to direct an untitled film starring Ben Kingsley and Emily Watson.
Huenerfuerst is a highly-regarded film director and screenwriter. He has directed and written several successful films, earning awards and nominations for his work. He has established himself as a director of thought-provoking films with strong performances and compelling visuals.