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Lutz Leonhardt was born in Voerde in 1958 and studied Music in Duisburg and Bern. He graduated in 1981 and worked as a percussionist in concert halls, theater and radio. He directed his first feature-length film, The Robber (Der Raeuber), in 1985. Between 1990-1993, he completed his first long-term adventure project, Stroll to Syracuse (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), and in 1994 started preparations for his second film Zakir and His Friends (1997).