Robin Klengel is a German film director and screenwriter who has been making films since the late 1990s. He is best known for his powerful, emotionally charged dramas which often focus on the struggles and struggles of the working class and youth.
Klengel was born in 1972 in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in a working-class family. He had a passion for film and studied at the University of Television and Film in Munich. During his studies, he made several short films which won awards at international film festivals.
After graduating, Klengel began working as a freelance director and writer for television and cinema. His first feature-length film, Der Letzte Tag, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2002 and was well-received. The film focused on the life of a former East German soldier struggling to find his place in a reunited Germany.
Klengel's next feature-length film, Die Flucht, was released in 2007 and received international acclaim. The film tells the story of a young couple who escape from East Germany to West Germany in the hope of finding a better life. It won several awards, including the German Film Prize for Best Feature Film.
In 2010, Klengel released his third feature-length film, Der Fall. The film follows two young boys from different backgrounds who become caught up in a series of events as they attempt to save their family from poverty. The film was a box office success and won several awards.
Klengel's most recent feature-length film, Die Welle, was released in 2018 and tells the story of a teacher and his students who are swept up in a dangerous political movement. The film was praised for its powerful story and strong performances.
Klengel is currently in development on his next feature-length film, a drama set in the 1980s about a young woman struggling to make her way in a changing world. He continues to make films that explore the human condition and offer powerful stories of hope and resilience.