Bruno Ganz, 1941-2019
The Swiss-born actor became a star through his work in German cinema, teaming up with director Wim Wenders on The American Friend and Wings of Desire. He later starred as Hitler in the historical drama Downfall and played the lead in the Palme d'Or-winning Eternity and a Day.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese directed this fast-moving, epic-scale biopic documenting the life and loves one of the most colorful Americans of the 20th century, Howard Hughes. The Aviator follows Hughes (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. (Available on Netflix)