Caroline Link was born in 1964. After graduating from high school she spent a year in the U.S. In 1984 she took her first steps in the movie business as an intern at Bavaria Film Studios. She then participated in many TV and movie projects as a script editor and assistant director. Her graduation project at the Academy for Film and Television in Munich, SOMMERTAGE, received the Kodak Advancement Prize at the Film Festival in Hof. In 1992 she made the children's film KALLE DER TRAUMER for German TV. In the same year she also started researching the script for BEYOND SILENCE. In 1995 she began shooting the unusual story about a deaf couple and their musically talented child, which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. In 1999, her successful adaptation of Erich Kaster's ANNALOUISE AND ANTON (which also starred Juliane Kohler) was the recipient of many international awards. NOWHERE IN AFRICA was 2002's highest grossing German Film and Caroline Link received a German Film Award for Best Director.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Caroline Link Facts
|Nowhere in Africa
|Annaluise & Anton
|Beyond Silence by LIONSGATE by Caroline Link