Baran bo Odar

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 04/18/1978 (43) | Olten (Switzerland)
Baran bo Odar (born 18 April 1978) is a German film and television director and screenwriter. His film Who Am I – No System Is Safe reached the top of the German cinema charts and was nominated for a German Film Award for Best Fiction Feature Film and Best Screenplay. Odar directed and co-wrote the film with his partner Jantje Friese. Odar was born in Switzerland and is of Turkish origin from his mother and of Russian origin from his paternal grandfather, a former doctor who had to flee Russia after the October Revolution.Bo is his nickname. The TV series Dark, which Odar co-created with Friese, gained popularity worldwide and was Netflix 's first German-language original series. Every episode is co-written by Friese, and directed by Odar. Odar was honored with a Grimme-Preis, Germany's most prestigious television award, in 2018 for his direction in Dark season 1. In 2019, ()
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Baran bo Odar is a Swiss film director and screenwriter. His film "Who Am I – No System Is Safe" reached the top of the German cinema charts.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Thriller

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TV Shows/Series with Baran bo Odar as Actor(1)

as himself2017 Dark

Movies with Baran bo Odar as Crew(9)

Directing/Director2017 Sleepless
Directing/Director2014 Who Am I
Writing/Writer2014 Who Am I
Directing/Director2010 The Silence
Writing/Screenplay2010 The Silence
Directing/Director2006 Under the Sun
Writing/Writer2006 Under the Sun
Directing/Director2005 Quietsch
Directing/Assistant Director2004 The Forest for the Trees

TV Shows/Series with Baran bo Odar as Crew(6)

Production/Executive Producer2021 1899
Writing/Writer2021 1899
Creator/Creator2021 1899
Production/Executive Producer2017 Dark
Directing/Director2017 Dark
Creator/Creator2017 Dark

Additional Information

Citizenship: Germany
Born: Tuesday, 04/18 1978 (April) in Olten (Switzerland) (current age: 43 years + 284 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: German (DE)
Other names for Baran bo Odar (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Баран Бо Одар"
Baran bo Odar frequently works together with these people:
Jantje Friese (9x, Crew)
Robert Rzesacz (3x, Crew)
Lydia Makrides (3x, Actress)
Michael Kamm (3x, Crew)
Christina Wagner (3x, Crew)
Oliver Masucci (2x, Actor)
Louis Hofmann (2x, Actor)
Sammy Scheuritzel (2x, Actor)
Tom Philipp (2x, Actor)
Stefan Hauck (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:842365, Added: 11/13/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2022