| Film director|
| Julian Roman Polsler|
1954Sankt Lorenzen im Paltental, Styria, Austria
Film director, theatre director, screenwriter
The Wall, Death in the Wine Cellar
Marlen Haushofer, Martina Gedeck, Ulrike Beimpold, Wolfgang Maria Bauer, Karlheinz Hackl
Julian Roman Pölsler (born 1954) is an Austrian film director, theatre director, and screenwriter. Pölsler was born on the Kreuzberg mountain above the village of Sankt Lorenzen im Paltental in Styria, Austria. He studied film directing and production at the University of Music and Performing in Vienna. He also studied directing and dramaturgy at the Institute for Cultural Management in the Max Reinhardt Seminar, after which he worked as an assistant director to Axel Corti.
In 1982, he began directing television films and operas. Since 2003, Pölsler has held teaching positions in the drama department at the Konservatorium Wien and in the computer science and media department at the Vienna University of Technology. In 2006, he became theatre director at Klosterneuburg. Pölsler lives and works in Vienna and Munich. His most recent feature film The Wall won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2012, and was selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.
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