Frauke Finsterwalder was born in 1975 in Hamburg. After studies in Literature and History in Berlin, she worked at the Maxim-Gorki-Theater, the Volksbühne, and was an editor for the Süddeutsche Zeitung. She then studied Documentary Film Directing at the University of Television and Film Munich. "Finsterworld" is her feature debut.
Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH