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Rainer Simon was born in Hainichen in 1941. From 1961-1965, he studied at the "Konrad Wolf" Academy for Film & Television in Babelsberg. In 1964 he made his graduation film, Peterle und die Weihnachtsgans Auguste. He then worked as an assistant director under Ralf Kirsten and Konrad Wolf, making his debut as a director of feature films in 1969 with Wie heiratet man einen Koenig. A selection of his films include: Maenner ohne Bart (1971), Sechse kommen durch die Welt (1972), Till Eulenspiegel (1975), Zuend an, es kommt die Feuerwehr (1979), Die Frau und der Fremde (1985), Die Besteigung des Chimborazo (1989),
Der Fall Oe (1991) and Far Away Country Pa-Isch (Fernes Land Pa-Isch (2000).

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