‘Brother’ tapped Germany’s Oscar entry

“Brother of Sleep,” the story of a musician coming to terms with his professional expression and personal reticence, has been selected as Germany’s submission for the upcoming Academy Awards in the foreign-language film category. Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, the intense, emotional drama recently premiered in Germany to strong, upbeat reviews.

Robert Schneider adapted his bestseller, which has been translated into 24 languages.

Vilsmaier, a noted cameraman prior to his directorial debut in 1988, is best known for the war epic “Stalingrad,” which is scheduled to open in Los Angeles in early 1996.

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