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Carolin Otto was born in 1962 in Hamburg and studied Philosophy at the University of Munich and Directing at the Munich University of Television & Film, graduating in 1993 with the film Kisses (Kuesse). Active as a screenwriter and director, her other films include: Violet Sweets (Veilchenbonbons, 1990) which received prizes from festivals in Gera, San Francisco and Magdeburg, A Beautiful Day in Hell (In der Hoelle ein schoener Tag, 1991), I Want to Dance (Ich will tanzen, 1992), The Policewoman (Pi, Die Polizistin, TV, 1997), Horsepower (Pferdestaerken, 2000), A Miracle Please! (Ein Wunder bitte!, 2004), Kant, Sophie und der kategorische Imperativ (mini-series, 2005), Hannah Arendt - Das Maedchen aus der Fremde (mini-series, 2006), and Aphrodite's Night (Aphrodites Nacht, 2007).