German Kral was born in 1968 in Buenos Aires and moved to Germany in 1991 to study film at the Munich Film School. He has a son and is based in Munich and Buenos Aires. Between 1993 and 1996 he worked with Wim Wenders on the feature film “A Trick of the Light”. His diploma film “Images of the Absence”, was nominated for the German Grimme Prize and awarded the First Prize at the Yamagata Film Festival in Japan, as well as receiving the Young Bavarian Documentary Film Award. His film “Música Cubana“ (2004), executive produced by Wim Wenders, had its international premiere at the Venice Film Festival and has been sold all over the world. His film “The Last Applause” (2008), a German, Argentinean, Japanese co-production, received the “FFF Talent Award” at the DOK.FEST Munich and the “Starter Film Prize” of the City of Munich.
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