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Einar Heimisson was born Iceland in 1966 and graduated in History and German from the University of Freiburg in 1992. He studied at the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich from 1992-1995. His novel Ins Land des Winters was nominated for the Icelandic Literature Prize in 1989 and he made his directorial debut in 1993 with the documentary Northern Promise which was nominated for the Prix Europa in 1994. His other films include: Der weisse Tod (1994) and Maria (1996).