In 1979, Eichinger assumed directorship of Constantin Film, the Munich-based production and distribution company that he has guided to the forefront of the international film industry. Among his most successful international productions are; Wolfgang Petersen's THE NEVERENDING STORY, Uli Edel's CHRISTIANE F and LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN, Jean Jacques Annaud's THE NAME OF THE ROSE, Doris Dorrie's ME & HIM, Billie August's THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS and SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.
Most recently, Eichinger produced the Best Foreign Language Oscar winning NOWHERE IN AFRICA and the box-office hits, RESIDENT EVIL and its sequel, RESIDENT EVIL: APOCALYPSE. He is currently producing THE FANTASTIC FOUR, based on the Marvel comics.
In March 2005, Eichinger will make his stage directorial debut with Parsifal (Daniel Barenboim conducting) for the Berlin State Opera. He will follow that endeavor with his production of the highly anticipated film adaptation of Patrick Susskind's best selling novel, Perfume.
Bernd Eichinger Facts
|Birthday||April 11, 1949 (68)|
|Birthplace||Neuburg/Donau, Bavaria, Germany|
|She Gets What She Wants|
|House of the Spirits|
|Resident Evil: Extinction|
|The Neverending Story|
|A Girl Called Rosemarie|
|Bernd Eichinger Kollektion|
|DOA: Dead or Alive|
|Resident Evil: Afterlife|