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Klaus Händl

Born in the Tyrol, Austriain 1969, he studied acting in Vienna and then joined the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus in the same city. He took smaller parts in films by Christian Berger, Urs Egger, Michael Haneke, Jessica Hausner, Dagmar Knöpfel and others. Since 1994 he has been writing prose and plays for the radio and theatre as well as opera librettos for Beat Furrer, Georg Friedrich Haas, Arnulf Herrmann, Heinz Holliger, Klaus Langand Hèctor Parra. His debut feature film März (March) won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2008.

Source: Berlinale 2016

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters, Producers