Katja von Garnier
A German film director. Her 1993 practice film Abgeschminkt! was shown in theaters all over Germany and attracted 1.2 million visitors. The project had been rejected by several producers that had not believed that a one-hour film could become a commercial success.The 1997 film Bandits starring Katja Riemann was also a commercial success and was the winner of the Grand Prize at the 10th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival held in February 1999.
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